Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. She dreams of a destiny as Egypt's queen, but first she must survive the nest of vipers otherwise known as her family.
Historical Fiction Young Adult Fiction. Stephanie Dray Author Stephanie Dray is a bestselling, multi-published, award-winning author of historical fiction and fantasy set in the ancient world.
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And thus she decides, in front of her terrified mother, to head the Egyptian resistance! First alone! And then with those who wish to join her! With freedom as the rallying call. He has also decided to fight, and Ahotep takes him on straight away.
What they do not know is that the uprising is also bubbling elsewhere: in Memphis, where two men, an Afghan and an Egyptian, have managed on their part and at the risk of their lives to organise a troop of itinerant fighters; at Edfou, where the governor has also refused to accept the rules of the invader; at Avaris itself, where the terrible exactions of Apophis who has become Emperor, serial rapes, incessant torture, summary executions, awaken rebel consciences.
At the end of the Middle Empire, an army of barbarians managed to invade Egypt.
Youg princess Ahotep decides to head up the Egyptian Resistance. A world with borders threatened by darkness and barbarism. A world that could have disappeared under the weight of greed, lies and The acronym for large sizes, three Roman numerals … but also a code to decipher and the mark of a murderer striking in Edinburgh, capital of Scotland.
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