Nefer the Silent by Christian Jacq audiobook

Nefer the Silent

By Christian Jacq
Read by Ezra Knight

Simon & Schuster Audio

The Stone of Light Series: Book 1

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They built a civilization ahead of its time and dominated the ancient world. They defined an era of war, love, passion, power, and betrayal. They were a people of mystery, whose secrets have turned to dust—but who inspire our awe and wonder even to this day. The ancient Egyptians showed us how to live … and how to die. Christian Jacq, author of the international triumph Ramses, brings the people and the passions of ancient Egypt to life in an enthralling epic novel in four volumes. The Stone of Light, Volume I: Nefer the Silent Deep in the heart of the Upper Egyptian desert lies a forbidden village, where bands of artisans prepare the tombs of the pharaohs. Guarded by a handful of elite soldiers, the hidden city shelters the most precious of treasures: the Stone of Light, a legendary stone of magical power. When a devious military officer schemes to infiltrate the city and capture the sacred gem, his subversive plot is thwarted by an unlikely hero: a desert wanderer who falls into a maze of treachery and betrayal, desire and danger.

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Summary

Summary

They built a civilization ahead of its time and dominated the ancient world. They defined an era of war, love, passion, power, and betrayal. They were a people of mystery, whose secrets have turned to dust—but who inspire our awe and wonder even to this day.

The ancient Egyptians showed us how to live … and how to die.

Christian Jacq, author of the international triumph Ramses, brings the people and the passions of ancient Egypt to life in an enthralling epic novel in four volumes.

The Stone of Light, Volume I: Nefer the Silent

Deep in the heart of the Upper Egyptian desert lies a forbidden village, where bands of artisans prepare the tombs of the pharaohs. Guarded by a handful of elite soldiers, the hidden city shelters the most precious of treasures: the Stone of Light, a legendary stone of magical power. When a devious military officer schemes to infiltrate the city and capture the sacred gem, his subversive plot is thwarted by an unlikely hero: a desert wanderer who falls into a maze of treachery and betrayal, desire and danger.

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Editorial Reviews

“[A] vivid portrait of ancient Egypt, teeming with intrigue, passion, and suspense.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Christian Jacq

Author Bio: Christian Jacq

Christian Jacq is the author of the bestselling five-volume Ramses series, which sold eleven million copies worldwide. He has a doctorate in Egyptian studies from the Sorbonne in France. He founded, and now heads, the Ramses Institute, which is dedicated to preserving the endangered archaeological sites of Egypt.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English