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(Akhenaten: Dweller in Truth.pdf) From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of the Cairo trilogy comes b Akhenaten b a fascinating work of fiction about the most infamous pharaoh of ancient Egypt br br In this beguiling new novel originally published in and now appearing for the first time in the United States Mahfouz tells with extraordinary insight the story of the heretic pharaoh or sun king and the first known monotheistic ruler whose iconoclastic and controversial reign during the th Dynasty B C has uncanny resonance with modern sensibilities Narrating the novel is a young man with a passion for the truth who questions the pharaoh s contemporaries after his horrible death including Akhenaten s closest friends his most bitter enemies and finally his enigmatic wife Nefertiti in an effort to discover what really happened in those strange dark days at Akhenaten s court As our narrator and each of the subjects he interviews contribute their version of Akhenaten the truth becomes increasingly evanescent Akhenaten encompasses all of the contradictions his subjects see in him at once cruel and empathic feminine and barbaric mad and divinely inspired his character as Mahfouz imagines him is eerily modern and fascinatingly ethereal An ambitious and exceptionally lucid and accessible book b Akhenaten b is a work only Mahfouz could render so elegantly so irresistiblyDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Akhenaten: Dweller in Truth books for multiple devices.

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