When Duraid is brutally murdered, Royan seeks refuge in England with eminent archaeologist Nicholas Quenton-Harper. With him she can find the courage to unlock the dreams of an ancient Pharaoh.
© Wilbur Smith; (P) Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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"All of the intrigue was taken by shortenng"
Good wilbur smith
Only in the unabridged version
All was good just some good left out
You left out the parts that made this a really good yarn
"what happened to the story?"
more detail. The details of Taitas riddles were t otally missing. Without these details the story was dull.
No. The story was too abridged to give it much interest.
None, I would put more of the characters in.
This story was too abridged. The point of it was totally missing.
Wass so disappointed. Was my favourite book u until listened to this. Missed ha!f of book out. Not impressed
"A poor facsimilie"
If you haven't read any of Wilbur Smith's work you could well enjoy this attempt to wrestle a novella out of a substantial work.
The original book is a treasure trove of plot, adventure, twists and turns. This abridged version kept only the very simple core plot - nothing else.
Although I like Mr Fox's acting, his narration seems to lurch between a boy's own adventure and an episode of the Fantastic Five.
A waste of money
"where's the rest?"
Very abridged version. Only took about 4 hours to finish. Don't waste your money !
"Ancient Egypt at its best."
I have read all Wilbur Smith books, and his Egyptian collection is well worth the reading. My favorite is still the Quest..........Well narrated by James Fox easy lisening.
fantastic follow on from the first book. Another one you cant put down. Must be for anyone
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