Warlock

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Pan Macmillan, 2007 - Adventure stories - 693 pages
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Hidden away in the vast and forbidding deserts of North Africa, Taita has passed the years since the death of his beloved Queen Lostris in prayer and study. He has become the Warlock, wise in the lore of the ancient Gods, an adept of magic and the supernatural. Now Taita answers the summons from the beyond. He leaves the desert vastness and returns to the world of men, to find himself plunged into a terrible conflict against the forces of evil which threaten to overwhelm the throne and the realm of Egypt, and to destroy the young prince Nefer who is the grandson of Queen Lostris. With vivid depictions of battle and intrigue, of love and passion, with fascinating characters both good and evil, Wilbur Smith brings to life in colourful detail the world of ancient Egypt. This is a masterful feat of story telling by one of the world's best selling authors.

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User Review  - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing

I almost didn't read this book. I loved River God, but this one got disappointing reviews from others who loved River God. I will say that while I don't think it was nearly as good as River God, it's ... Read full review

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User Review  - bdtrump - LibraryThing

I want to call this one 'Taita grows up and decides not to be the center of attention and best at everything', because that's exactly what happens here. I loved River God, but thought that it got a ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

After the successful publication of When the Lion Feeds in 1964, Wilbur Smith became a full-time writer, and has written 26 novels meticulously researched on numerous worldwide expeditions. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages and have sold over 80 million copies.

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