A novel of ancient egypt novels of ancient egypt reissue by smith, wilbur isbn. The hooves of the horses threw up clods of black mud and the struggling animals sank to their knees in the muck. It improved on some of the problems of the previous novel, but it had other errors. Desert god, by wilbur smith nerds of a feather, flock together. Zalerts allow you to be notified by email about the availability of new books according to your search query. Worldwide bestselling author, wilbur smith dropped by the blinkbox books blog to tell us all about his latest book. Desert god is a novel by author wilbur smith first published in 2014. The daily mirror this eagerly awaited sequel to smith s gripping egyptian series continues in a truly magical tale. Exclusive new digital content, directly from wilbur. James rollins, new york times bestselling author of the 6th extinction smith. Wilbur smith is a master at the helm of one of the greatest stories of all time.
Book 11 in the standalone books from under the shadow of the mountains of the moon and the deep, brooding forests of the tall trees, to the hidden opulence of taiwan and the panelled boardrooms of power in the heart of london, a tough, determined man and a dedicated woman begin their fight against the forces of greed, evil and corruption. I could see by the plumed helmets and gold decoration they sported that many of these were high. Desert god gave me the same feeling that the alchemist by paulo coelho did. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Desert god gave our dear character taita some nice closure. I love the egyptian dynasty of books by wilbur smith. New york times bestselling author wilbur smith hailed by stephen king as the best historical novelist and one of the worlds biggestselling authorsreturns to ancient egypt in this breathtaking epic that conjures the magic, mystery, romance, and bloody intrigue of a fascinating lost world. Born in zambia, growing up and educated in south africa, wilbur smith has become of the worlds most sought after fiction writers. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read desert god. New york times bestselling author wilbur smithhailed by stephen king a. New york times bestselling author wilbur smithhailed by stephen king as the. Desert god book 5 in the egyptian series taita has risen from nothing to become the most trusted man at the pharaohs side. Conjuring the magic, mystery and bloody intrigue of a fascinating lost world, desert godpresents wilbur smith at the helm of one of the greatest stories of all time. Wilbur smith continued to write both the courtney series and the egyptian series, but, in 2011, also added a new string to his bow with the hector.
Buy desert god ancient egypt 5 by wilbur smith isbn. Net login register for bookmarks and favorites menu login. New wilbur smith novel to be published in 2020 published november 21, 2019 by katie mansfield. Whenthelionfeeds is the first adventure book published by wilbur smith. Wilbur smith the desert god 2014 hardcover wdj 1st.
This book was passable, full of smith cliches and at times quite predictable to say the least. This encouraged him to become a fulltime writer, and. Wilbur smith can do so much better and i would only recommend desert god if you must read it to complete the set, even the quest is. Taita has risen from nothing to become the most trusted man at the pharaohs side. A new threat to the kingdom emerges the warlike hyksos. Read them in chronological order though for best experience ie. They decide to hunt it, using their fathers gun, but in an attempt to hit the animal, sean shoots garrick, who loses a leg. Desert god by wilber smith wilbur smith, wilbur smith. Ramses had many wives none of these was called cleopatra which is a greek name used by the ptolemies 1. If you want a book that ticks all the boxes of bloodthirsty adventure, sex and royal intrigue in ancient egypt then warlock is the one. Warlock the egyptian series book 3 and millions of other books are available for instant access.
Desert god extract from river god about the author also by wilbur smith about the publisher aton blinked his little eyes that were set deep in their rolls of fat, and then raised them from the. It is part of a series of novels by smith set to ancient egypt and follows the fate of the egyptian kingdom through the eyes of taita, a multitalented and highly skilled eunuch slave. The main thing that desert god did better than river god by far was the pacing. Wilbur smith books list of books by author wilbur smith. Described by stephen king as the best historical novelist, wilbur smith made his debut in 1964 with when the lion feeds and has since sold more than 125 million copies of his books worldwide and been translated into twentysix different languages.
Taita enters a world where the line between loyalty and betrayal shifts like the desert sands, evil enemies await in the shadows, and death lingers on the edges of darkness. Although it is the latest of the egyptian novels, the story tells of events that took place after river god but before the events in warlock. This series of books by wilbur smith include those in peril, vicious circle and predator and feature hector cross, a british security officer and ex member of the sas. The publisher has supplied this book in drm free form with digital watermarking. River god to the seventh scroll are wonderful books to read as wilbur smith is simply my favourite author. It tells the story of two brothers, sean and garrick courtney, who meet a large antelope on their way back home. On the gleaming banks of the nile, the brilliant taitaa freed slave and advisor to the. Equipped with the horse and chariot, as well as a superior recurved bow, their. No one does adventure quite like smith and, true to form, his latest is a swirling torrent of unexplored depths and manliness in ancient egypt. A novel of ancient egypt by wilbur smith mass market. Loved this book as i have done with other wilbur smith books. A novel of ancient egypt from the bestselling author of river god.
Game of thronesmeets ancient egypt in this magnificent epic from one of the worlds biggestselling authors. Smith attended rhodes university south africa for a bachelors degree in commerce and later worked for inland revenue service. Read desert god by wilbur smith for free with a 30 day free trial. It is not as good a read as river god or warlock, but it does give readers a feeling that the story of taita is more complete. That book was brilliant, but the next one was as though someone else had written it. Buy desert god book online at low prices in india desert god. Conjuring the magic, mystery, and bloody intrigue of a fascinating lost world, desert god presents wilbur smith at the helm of one of the greatest stories of all time. Desert god by wilbur smith is the sequel to river god. Smith refers to the hyksos introducing horses and chariots and improved. He managed to entertain me with taitas story since i was a teen up until now. A thrilling new instalment in wilbur smith s beloved egyptian series. At the age of 90 he can run up hills quicker, ride a horse faster and shoot his. Desert god is the sequel to wilbur smith s acclaimed river god, as well as the second instalment in smith s ancient egypt series. New york times bestselling author wilbur smith hailed by stephen king as the best historical novelist and one of the worlds biggestselling author.
Southern african author wilbur addison smith was born in 1933 in northern rhodesia now zambia. Only he can plot a mission that will return egypt to its former glory. Desert god by wilbur smith book read online scribd. This edition is not quite as engrossing as the first book, river god. Although he wanted to become a journalist, pressure from his father led him to pursue an accounting career. Free delivery on book orders dispatched by amazon over. Worldwide bestselling author, wilbur smith dropped by the blinkbox books blog to tell us all.
At the age of 90 he can run up hills quicker, ride a horse faster and shoot his bow. As part of nefers training, taita teaches him to handle a horse in all situations. New wilbur smith novel to be published in 2020 the. New york times bestselling author wilbur smith hailed by stephen king as the best historical novelist and one of the worlds biggestselling authorsreturns to ancient egypt in this breathtaking epic that conjures the magic, mystery, romance, and bloody intrigue of a fascinating lost world game of thrones meets ancient egypt in this magnificent, actionpacked epic. Only he can muster the force that can break the back of egypts greatest enemy. Again, the courtney series would be wilbur smith s main focus, until he set out on a new series of books set in ancient egypt, the first of which was called river god and was published in 1993. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Required software you can read this ebook on any device that supports drmfree epub or drmfree pdf format. Wilbur addison smith born 9 january 1933 is a british novelist specialising in historical fiction about the international involvement in southern africa across four centuries, seen from the viewpoints of both black and white families an accountant by training, he gained a film contract with his first published novel when the lion feeds. Game of thrones meets ancient egypt in this magnificent epic from one of the worlds biggestselling authors.136 316 288 964 1322 270 720 256 238 1072 881 1331 782 1366 10 213 242 221 154 128 1248 998 797 786 654 1064 398 835 545 275 1037 1420 214 891 779 1093 1496 1445 1487 1041 412 357 228 952 1157 688