You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. This is a very well crafted and beautifully written book about the heretic king Amenhotep IV, better known by the name he gave himself in honor of his God, Akhenaten.
One would think this would make for dry and uninspiring reading but that isn't true at all.
by Naguib Mahfouz and Tagreid Abu-Hassabo | Apr 4, 2000. The book is a set of recollections by these people, each with their own biases and fears and regrets about what happened. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. In this beguiling new novel, originally published in 1985 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 18th Dynasty (1540-1307 B.C.) El libro interesantisimo. Akenaten however is not someone who appears in this book nor is this a potted piece of fiction outlinning his life. Naguib Mahfouz has a wonderful way of writing, its easy to read and very simple yet it is beautiful in conveying profound meaning. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The young man leaves with the imprint of the beauty and power and magnificence of the One God on his soul. From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of the Cairo Trilogy, comes Akhenaten, a fascinating work of fiction about the most infamous pharaoh of ancient Egypt. Definitely an ideal starting point fo. Egypt (and possibly the world) wasn't ready for the truth of Ankhenaten at the time but one might reflect that today much of Egypt follows the One God, whose name is Allah. Among the summaries and analysis available for Akhenaten Dweller in Truth , there are 1 Short Summary and 1 Book Review. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. It central theme is Akenaten the Sun King who was infamous as a pharaoh both for his rejection of the ancient religons but also in popular fiction for his wife Nefertitti. There was a problem loading your book clubs. has uncanny resonance with modern sensibilities. The novel follows our narrator as he interviews living witnesses to the kings life, each chapter is a different interview/perspective on the events that took place. Sophocles, The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library), Conceptual Integrated Science (3rd Edition). The narrator of the novel lives at a time not long after the death of Akenaten and he seeks the 'truth' behind the pharaoh's religon. Please try again. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness.
The points of view expressed are all completely different, some hate him, some love him, some admire him, some loath him, some don't understanded him however at the end of the novel we have a much more complete picture of a character than if we had read a fictional biography. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in.
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