As usual there will be spoilers.
Basically it follows the Eunuch slave Taita who is wholeheartedly devoted to his mistress Lostris and friend Tanus, together they share a wonderful vision of Egypt and despite all their troubles and hardships they begin to achieve it.
In all honesty I had my reservations, like I said before the first part of it is quite difficult to get through but once I got through it I was swept up on their journey, almost as if I was caught up in the Nile with them. It’s a remarkable book, so much happens that by the time you get to the end you’ve forgotten what happened at the beginning. It’s a book I’m glad that I’ve read, I was too young the first time round, I didn’t appreciate it then, but I sure as hell do now. This story is going to stay with me.
It’s time for the seventh instalment of Any One Book and it was actually a really close call between Bram Stoker’s Dracula and River God by Wilbur Smith. As you can see I went with the latter. While I love vampires my fascination with the ancient world has been with me for longer. Continue reading