I read this years ago - about 46 or so (when I was 15 and should have been studying for my exams ...)
I still remember it today as one of my favorite books. Read more
If you enjoy reading about Egypt during the 14th century, you should find this a fascinating read. For the most part I found it quite captivating and was totally immersed in the... Read morePublished on Jan. 16 2012 by Frances
I just read all the other reviews and don't have anything to add. I am just so happy to have found this book and this writer. Read morePublished on Nov. 20 2007 by John R. Bolton
Every time I've read this book I've enjoyed it. I know this book was scandalous when it was first released and banned in a few places for its raciness but I've never found the... Read morePublished on July 16 2004 by Sarah Sammis
I first read The Egyptian when I was 14 and just beginning to understand the beauty of more complex books. Read morePublished on June 6 2004 by "neppiw"
After comparing this book with two non-english translations, it is obvious that this is an abridged version of the novel. Read morePublished on May 6 2004 by Amazon Customer
To say that the author made History come alive in this novel would be a huge understatement. This is a life changing book, with many life lessons. Read morePublished on March 10 2004
In this epic novel, Mika Waltari traces a portion of Egyptian history through the eyes of Sinuhe, the physician to the Pharaoh Akhnaton. Read morePublished on Jan. 31 2004 by "blissengine"