4 edition of lost army of Cambyses found in the catalog.
lost army of Cambyses
Originally published: 2002.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||591 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||591|
THE LOST ARMY OF CAMBYSES is a strong police procedural that interweaves archeological elements into the plot, but though engaging and educational never slows down the pace of the story line. The tale is at its luxurious best when Yuseuf investigates. THE LOST ARMY OF CAMBYSES Paul Sussman, Author. St. Martin's/Dunne $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Sussman's accomplished first thriller.
Cambyses sent an army to Siwa Oasis in the Western Desert, perhaps to seek legitimization of his rule from the oracle of Amun there, as Alexander the Great had done in the fourth century B.C. The army was overtaken by a sandstorm and buried. For centuries adventurers . Description. In BC, the Persian pharaoh Cambyses dispatched an army across Egypt's western desert to destroy the oracle at Siwa. Legend has it that somewhere in middle of the Great Dune Sea his army was overwhelmed by a sandstorm and lost for ever. Love Paul Sussman's fiction - "The lost Army of Cambyses" is captivating from first to last page. The author has thoroughly researched Egyptian history, and I love the way he seamlessly ties in present events into the ancient past of this fascinating country. The Valley of the Kings has totally come to life for me reading his pages, so have the /5().
I had expected a novel with a more historical angle but instead the lost army of Cambyses featured more as a continuing thread in the background. Instead the book is a sort of boys-own adventure with thriller elements and not even a very good one at that. Except for Inspector Yusuf Khalifa the characters remain flat and two-dimensional, never /5(5). From the international bestselling author—a “cinematic, rip-roaring adventure mystery” about Egypt’s ancient past and a race for priceless treasure (Booklist).In BC, the Persian pharaoh Cambyses dispatched an army across Egypt’s desert to destroy the oracle at Siwa—only for the entire force to be overwhelmed by a sandstorm and lost forever.5/5(1). Book Description In BC, the Persian pharaoh Cambyses dispatched an army across Egypt's desert to destroy the oracle at Siwa—only for the entire force to .
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SyntaxTextGen not activatedGet this from a library! Pdf lost army of Cambyses. [Paul Sussman] -- In BC, the Persian pharaoh Cambyses dispatched an army across Egypt's western desert to destroy the oracle at Siwa.
Legend has it that somewhere in the middle of the Great Dune Sea his army was. Download pdf Lost Army of Cambyses shocks as well as enthralls.” – Sunday Business Post (Ireland) “At last, a thriller that gets away from the hackneyed old ‘curse of Tut’ stuff the fast-paced plot is one among many good things in this very assured novel.” – Scotland on Sunday.
From the Publisher/5(32). The bones claimed by Italian archaeologists to be the remains of Cambyses' legendary ebook. Photo source.
It is highly questionable that the bones would have remained in a pile out in the open like this for 2, years if they were indeed the lost Persian army.