A spectacular epic adventure set in ancient Egypt from one of the world's most celebrated novelistsWilbur Smith returns with the eagerly awaited sequel to his thrilling Egyptian series. Following on from River God, The Seventh Scroll and Warlock, The Quest continues the story of the Warlock, Taita, wise in the lore of the ancient Gods and a master of magic and the supernatural.Egypt is struck by a series of terrible plagues that cripple the Kingdom, and then the ultimate disaster follows: the Nile fails. The waters that nourish and sustain the land dry up. Something catastrophic is taking place in the distant and totally unexplored depths of Africa from where the mighty river springs.In desperation Pharaoh sends for Taita, the only man who might be able to win through to the source of the Nile and discover the cause of all their woes. None of them can have any idea of what a terrible enemy lies in ambush for the Warlock in those mysterious lands at the end of their world.
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EnthrallingUser Review - lsalaine - Borders
This is the first book I have ever read of Wilbur Smith. What caught my eye is that Stephen King has endorsed Wilbur Smith's books as exciting. King is my favorite author and I decided to read "The ... Read full review
The questUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In Smith's latest addition to his epic adventure series (Warlock; The Seventh Scroll; River God), Taita, the oldand possibly agelesswise man and wizard of ancient Egypt, has been chosen to ferret out ... Read full review