Shelves: cream-of-the-crop , bronze-agetobce-fiction "Scroll of Saqqara", published under the alternative title Mirage: A Novel in the US, is an insidious mystery tale that will get under your skin, and the sheer turmoil wrought on the protagonists will keep you gripped until the very end. Pauline Gedge draws her inspiration for the plot both from the life of the real Khaemwaset but also in large part from a later work of Ptolemaic literature, written about a thousand years after the real man lived, called "Setna and the Mummies" which was a "Scroll of Saqqara", published under the alternative title Mirage: A Novel in the US, is an insidious mystery tale that will get under your skin, and the sheer turmoil wrought on the protagonists will keep you gripped until the very end. Pauline Gedge draws her inspiration for the plot both from the life of the real Khaemwaset but also in large part from a later work of Ptolemaic literature, written about a thousand years after the real man lived, called "Setna and the Mummies" which was a fusion of fairytale and Egyptian folk memory about this royal prince of the past. Pauline Gedge uses the Ptolemaic text as a basis, and draws upon her own imagination with stunning vision to create a tale that is altogether darker than the original. Truly chilling, "Scroll of Saqqara" has a plot of dark and terrible fascination.
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Zologami Anne wanted to die in the country where she was born, so we all returned to New Zealand. It was the most dehumanizing, miserable experience of my life. I did not work very hard, and just before final exams I was told that my sister Anne was dying. No trivia or quizzes yet.
In we came back to Edmonton, and my second son was born ep in December Music has always been important to me. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Leah Moyes marked it as to-read Aug 03, Then in my father accepted a parish in Virden, Manitoba, and the family left for Canada.
Any academic discipline that is expressed and interpreted through words I could conquer, but math was bewildering and foreign, a papkro of numbers and ridiculous symbols with which I had nothing in common.
I grew up surrounded by countryside that I observed, played in, and grew to know and love passionately, and I wrote lyrically of its many moods. Trivia About El papiro de Saqqara. Aru added it Sep 21, Books by Pauline Gedge.
We lived in an ancient and very dilapidated cottage in saqqarra heart of the English Fl woodland, and later in a small village in Oxfordshire called Great Haseley.
Preview — El papiro de Saqqara by Pauline Gedge. By I was divorced, and I moved east of Edmonton to the village of Edgerton. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I studied the violin, an instrument I struggled over and gave up after two years, and the piano, which I enjoyed and continue to play, along papieo the recorders.
Lists with This Book. I liked chemistry, pa;iro I was allowed to play with pretty crystals and chemicals that behaved as if they had magic in them. The rest of us moved down to the tip of the South Island where my father had taken the parish of Riverton. It took fourth place out of ninety-eight entries, and though it received no prize, the comments from the judges and my family encouraged me to try again.
I met my first husband there. I was a very good student in everything but mathematics. She died a month after our arrival, and is buried in Auckland. Ann Ra marked it as to-read Jun 07, With it came a publishing deal with Macmillan of Canada and the rest, as they say, is history. Six years later my family emigrated to England where my father, an ex-policeman, wanted to study for the Anglican ministry.
The next year I entered my second attempt, a bad novel that sank out of sight. Alicia is currently reading it Dec 26, Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Related Articles.
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