A novel of Ancient Egypt from the bestselling author of River God.
Wilbur Smith is a master at the helm of one of the greatest stories
of all time. On the banks of the Nile, a hero will rise Egypt is
under threat. Taita, a freed slave and the Pharaoh’s closest
advisor, must create a master plan to crush the kingdom’s historic
enemy and return Egypt to its former glory. He must call on his
powers as both tactician and warrior to lead a great army up the
Nile, through Arabia to the magical city of Babylon, then across
the open seas to Crete. This army will meet battle and betrayal
head on. But their greatest challenge will not be found on the
battleground and it will threaten not only Taita’s plan, but the
very future of Egypt.