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Description - House of the Eagle by Duncan Sprott

The House of the Eagle begins Duncan Sprott's Ptolemies Quartet, an epic story of the Greek Pharaohs of Egypt, whose extraordinary dynasty spans twelve generations from the death of Alexander the Great to the fall of Cleopatra. Narrated by Thoth, the ibis-headed Egyptian God of writing and wisdom, The House of the Eagle chronicles the golden years of the first three Ptolemies - the shrewd Ptolemy Soter, the luxury-loving Ptolemy Philadelphus, the empire-building Ptolemy Euergets - and their tragic queens, pampered mistresses and turbulent children. Very soon their public triumph is marred by tragedy as the dynasty embarks on a rampage of matricide, infanticide, conquest and murder . . .

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571219179
ISBN-10: 0571219179
Format: Paperback
(206mm x 122mm x mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Duncan Sprott

Duncan Sprott was born in 1952. He is the author of 1784, The Clapton Hercules, Our Lady of the Potatoes and The House of the Eagle: Book One of the Ptolemies Quartet and Daughter of the Crocodile: Book Two of the Ptolemies Quartet . He lives in Ireland.

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