By Pauline Gedge
Twelve-year-old Amunhotep III has ascended the throne to develop into pharaoh of Egypt, the richest empire in the world. The boy’s mom is regent, and she or he has dropped at court docket the popular seer, Huy, son of a humble farmer, to behave as scribe and counsel to her royal son. It’s a place of energy and accountability, one who is fraught with intrigue and the trap of corruption. For it's Huy who controls the treasury, the army, and all building and taxation—and might be most vital, it's Huy who chooses the younger pharaoh’s queen. His activities and premonitions, in addition to his mythical previous, make him only a few acquaintances and a good many enemies.
In The King’s Man, Huy’s upward push to energy and fame—as chronicled first in The two times Born after which in Seer of Egypt—reaches its resounding climax.
together with her meticulous study and compelling prose, Pauline Gedge transports readers into the traditional and interesting tradition that was once Egypt.