House Of Dreams

Mass Market Paperback | September 4, 2007

byPauline Gedge

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In the tiny hamlet of Aswat, far to the south of the royal capital, a beautiful young girl wants more than the meagre prospects her village offers. Determined and resourceful, she is quick to leap upon an opportunity when the great seer Hui, who is also physician to Pharaoh, visits Aswat to commune with its god, Wepwawet.

Taken under Hui’s wing to become a healer, she has no idea of his real plans for her—plans that will bring her close to Pharaoh as his favourite concubine, but will ultimately enmesh her in court intrigue of the most dangerous kind.

House of Dreams is a powerful story of passion and jealousy, rich with the details of Ancient Egyptian life.

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In the tiny hamlet of Aswat, far to the south of the royal capital, a beautiful young girl wants more than the meagre prospects her village offers. Determined and resourceful, she is quick to leap upon an opportunity when the great seer Hui, who is also physician to Pharaoh, visits Aswat to commune with its god, Wepwawet. Taken under H...

PAULINE GEDGE is the award-winning and bestselling author of thirteen previous novels, ten of which are inspired by Egyptian history. Her first, Child of the Morning, won the Alberta Search-for-a-New-Novelist Competition. In France, her second novel, The Eagle and the Raven, received the Jean Boujassy award from the Société des Gens de...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 7.5 × 4.24 × 1.6 inPublished:September 4, 2007Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143167421

ISBN - 13:9780143167426

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from "Excelent!!!!" This book takes you to another world... the descriptions are rich and almost magical. The story is completly amazing! I just couldn't stop reading it. Inmediatly after finishing it, I went to Cole's to look for the second part "house of ilussions" That is also fantastic! Definitly a must in your library
Date published: 2008-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mesmerizing A compelling story that stays with you after the last page. Pauline Gedge's writing draws you so far into the story you can almost feel as though you were right there watching everything unfold.
Date published: 2007-12-14