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Originally published in 1977, Pauline Gedge’s best-selling debut novel chronicles the life of Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh of ancient Egypt. Based on actual historical artifacts, Child of the Morning presents a rich and authentic portrait of life in ancient Thebes. It is a story of passion, intrigue and sensuality and of a powerful, but very human queen.
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Originally published in l977, this first novel by Pauline Gedge has become an international bestseller and has been translated into 5 foreign languages. A chronicle of passionate intrigue and sensuous exoticism, Child of the Morning resurrects the life of the awesome Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt, whose name was erased from history by her enemies, outraged at having to bow to...