Khufu's Wisdom

Product Number: EB00148248
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307426512
Publisher: Anchor
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Description

At the center of Khufu's Wisdom, Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz's majestic first novel, is the legendary Fourth Dynasty monarch Khufu (Cheops), for whom the Great Pyramid of Giza was built. When a seer prophesies the end of Khufu's dynasty and the ascension to the throne of Djedefra, son of the High Priest of Ra, the pharaoh must battle to preserve his legacy against the will of the Fates. But in the face of the inexorable attraction between Djedefra and Princess Meresankh, Khufu's beautiful daughter, Khufu must consider not only his personal ambition and the opposing decree of the heavens, but also how the wisdom he prides himself on as a ruler will guide him in determining the fate of his daughter's heart. Translated by Raymond Stock From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Naguib Mahfouz
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007

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