By Wilbur Smith
A wonderful, heart-pounding, trip into the misplaced international of the Pharaohs.
Wilbur Smith has earned overseas popularity of his bestselling River God, The 7th Scroll, and Warlock. Now, the unequalled grasp of experience returns with the eagerly awaited sequel to his exciting Egyptian sequence along with his most lovely tale but. The Quest keeps the tale of the Warlock, Taita, clever within the lore of the gods and a grasp of magic and the supernatural.
Egypt has been struck via a chain of bad plagues, killing its plants and crippling its humans. Then the last word catastrophe befalls the dominion. The Nile fails. The waters that nourish and maintain the land dry up.
Something catastrophic is occurring within the far-off and absolutely unexplored depths of Africa, from the place the strong river springs. In desperation the Pharaoh sends Taita, the single guy who may be able to locate his manner during the detrimental territory to the resource of the Nile and become aware of the reason for all their woes. yet no longer even Taita may have any thought of what a bad enemy waits in ambush in these darkish lands on the finish in their world.
No different writer can conjure up the violence and secret of old Egypt like Wilbur Smith. The Quest marks his stirring go back to the acclaimed sequence and proves once more why fanatics comparable to Stephen King compliment him because the world's "best ancient novelist."
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The first apsara was slim, golden haired and lovely. She, too, appeared girlish, for her creamy skin was unblemished. 'Hail and well met! I am Astrata,' she said. The second apsara had dark hair and slanted eyes. Her skin was as translucent as beeswax and polished, like ivory carved by a master craftsman. She was magnificent in the full bloom of womanhood. ' 'I am Tansid,' said the third apsara, who was tall and statuesque. Her eyes were a startling turquoise green, her hair was flaming auburn, and her teeth were white and perfect.
She was magnificent in the full bloom of womanhood. ' 'I am Tansid,' said the third apsara, who was tall and statuesque. Her eyes were a startling turquoise green, her hair was flaming auburn, and her teeth were white and perfect. When she kissed Taita her breath was as perfumed as any of the flowers in the garden. 'You are welcome,' Tansid told him. 'We were waiting for you. Kashyap and Samana told us you were coming. They sent us to meet you. ' With one arm round Wu Lu, Meren looked back at the gateway.
Samana asked. ' 'By climbing the Eternal Mountain until we can see clearly the face of the Truth. ' 'Nay! ' 'Nay! The Lie will persist, but so will the Truth. ' Taita had made his confession of faith. 'I see from your aura that there is no vestige of the Lie in what you affirm,' Samana said quietly, and she knelt before him. 'The spirit soul of Kashyap within me is satisfied that you are indeed of the Truth. There is no check and impediment to our enterprise. ' 'In these dire times, the Lie is once more in the ascendancy.