River God : Egyptian

  • by Wilbur Smith
  • Narrated by Robert Powell
  • Series: Egyptian
  • 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

At the festival of Osiris, loyal subjects of the pharaoh gather to pay homage to their leader. Only Taita, a wise and formidably gifted enunch slave, sees him as a symbol of the kingdom's fading glory. Danger surounds all those who oppose the ruling elite. But together with his protégés, Lostris, the beautiful 14-year-old daughter of his master Lord Intef, and the proud young army officer Tanus, Taita begins the long and dangerous journey towards his own glorious dream: to restore the majesty of the Pharaoh of Pharaohs on the glittering banks of the nile.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

great story - shame about the abridged version

What does Robert Powell bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

His voices were fantastic and brought the characters out beautifully


Any additional comments?

I loved the book but felt really let down by what was cut out in this abridged version. I bought this without realising that it was abridged so my fault I guess.

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- Naomi Brewster

Would prefer full version

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

I wouldn't recommend this version, the abridged version. I found, although the story was good, it was very rushed.


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- Rick

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-02-2007
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.