The Egyptian: A Novel is the story of Sinuhe, an Egyptian man of obscure origins who endures many hardships and exile from his homeland before becoming the court physician of Akhenaten, a controversial monotheistic Pharaoh. Set in the 14th century B.C.E., The Egyptian ranges around the ancient world with breathtaking and sensual plotting that charts the course of Sinuhe's remarkable life. The novel ends with SInuhe's honorable death and interment in a great necropolis.

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