The Pyramid

Ismail Kadare (Author) David Bellos (Translator)
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Description

When the new Egyptian Pharaoh decrees that he does not want a pyramid built in his honour his advisers are aghast. It is their firm belief that peace and prosperity only make the people more difficult to control - they must be kept under the whip. So the Pharaoh agrees to the construction of a pyramid colossal beyond imagining, an edifice that crushes dozens of people as each block is added and which inexorably drains the lifeblood from the country. As Egypt builds its monument to death, its neighbours plot and gloat...

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.36
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Publish Date
5 September 2013
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780099560920

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