Ramses: Under the Western Acacia - Volume V

Paperback | March 1, 1999

byChristian Jacq

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In the final novel in the bestselling series, Christian Jacq writes of the Hittite king who wants Ramses to marry his daughter, while revolt is brewing among the revenge-driven Libyans.

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This fifth exhilarating instalment in Christian Jacq's best-selling Ramses series continues the saga of this unforgettable pharaoh. In Ramses: Under the Western Acacia, readers find an older and wiser Ramses ruling with his second wife Iset. Everything is as it should be and Ramses prepares to finish his reign on a high note and ensure...

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In the final novel in the bestselling series, Christian Jacq writes of the Hittite king who wants Ramses to marry his daughter, while revolt is brewing among the revenge-driven Libyans.

Christian Jacq is the author of the international bestselling four-volume Rames series, which sold over 11 million copies in 29 countries. He is the founder and director of the Rames Institute, which is dedicated to preserving the endangered archaeological sites of Egypt. Jacq lives in Switzerland.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 1999Publisher:Grand Central PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0446673609

ISBN - 13:9780446673600

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from The Predictable End The Ramses series is entertaining but predictable. Throughout the series, Ramses is depicted as a superhuman and his human side (though not ignored) is barely noticeable. Jacq paints a rather idealized and at times unbelieveble portrait of this enigmatic king. The plot twists were exciting even if they were written with a twentieth century feel. A relatively entertaining book although not recommended for historians.
Date published: 2000-12-11

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This fifth exhilarating instalment in Christian Jacq's best-selling Ramses series continues the saga of this unforgettable pharaoh. In Ramses: Under the Western Acacia, readers find an older and wiser Ramses ruling with his second wife Iset. Everything is as it should be and Ramses prepares to finish his reign on a high note and ensure that Egypt's future remains strong. But conflict disturbs the pharaoh's peaceful existence when Egypt's old enemies the Hittites demand -in exchange for continued peace - Ramses forfeit Iset and wed their princess.