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Description - King of Egypt, King of Dreams by Gwendolyn MacEwen

MacEwen sets out to write a deeply serious novel that also functions as entertaining historical fiction. The novel's hero is Akhenaton, Pharaoh of Egypt's Eighteenth Dynasty, who was the first ruler to introduce the idea of monotheism. Akhenaton's single-mindedness in his quest for his own brand of reason is a powerfully paradoxical distillation of the artistic temperament: originality, fertility and beauty set against death and despair and an inability to love. Includes an Afterword by the author's sister.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781894663601
ISBN-10: 1894663608
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 205mm x mm)
Pages: 330
Imprint: Insomniac Press
Publisher: Insomniac Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Gwendolyn MacEwen

Gwendolyn MacEwen was born in Toronto in 1941. The author of numerous books of award-winning poetry, she also published novels, plays, travel memoirs and children's books. MacEwen died in 1987.