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Zannanza’s bride is a collage of at least three historical figures: Return to Book Page.

He argues that “whole” individuals are achieved by combining these “partial” ones: Aaltari time however, little to no corrections or deletions were required by the editor – it went on to be printed as it was on the same month.

Sinuhe ist sich absolut im klaren, was er anrichtet, er sagt das sogar, und tut es trotzdem. Historical novelbildungsromanpicaresque novel.


It was first published in Finnish inand in an abridged English translation by Naomi Walford infrom Swedish rather than Finnish. Of the recurring supporting characters, Horemheb is the one who made the fullest impression as a real person. Sinuhe falls in love with her and during a Babylonian feast he succeeds in smuggling Minea from the palace and fleeing with her and Kaptah to the neighboring country Mitanni.

Abu-Chacra describes The Egyptian as a very well-known and respected novel in Egypt, but that nowadays it has become a rarity, disappearing from libraries in Arab countries. He participated, and often succeeded, in literary competitions to prove the quality of his work to critics. What also annoys me is the tendency to tall tales.


Waltari was born in Helsinki and lost his father, a Lutheran pastor, at the age of five. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lists with This Book.

There Sinuhe meets a woman named Merit, who becomes Sinuhe’s life partner. Waltari finally gained appreciation in Finland in the s, after his historical novels had made appearances in French bestseller lists one after another.

The same result would have been obtained with half of the novel. Throughout the s and s, Waltari worked hectically as a journalist aaltari critic, writing for a number of newspapers and magazines and travelling widely in Europe.


As a boy, mkia witnessed the Finnish Civil War in Helsinki. The Egyptian tells of the futility of human life and the disappearance of utopias and big dreams and how idealism produces to humanity primarily nothing but suffering and more pain. Too often, he also works as a deus-ex-machina plot device.

Aspects of Akhenaten prove to be unpopular: Man is a crooked dealer and even his virtue is imperfect. Sinuhe fights for the mila of Aten and Pharaoh to the end, but ultimately the side of Amon priesthood is victorious.

At the same time, he kept writing books in many genres, moving easily from one literary field to another.

He never does or says anything to give me the impression that he’s learning much from his life, or growing more mature. The character of Sinuhe makes no appearance in this play.

You can pick out almost anything from The Egyptian. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The novel saw an English release in August However, the conflicts between Amon and Aten egipteanuul, and it all develops into a civil war.


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During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings.

One waltri he is summoned to the sick king Burraburiashwhom he manages to cure. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He does not get rich in this, but instead is driven by ideological motives.

He sails to Thebes and opens a clinic for the poor in the same neighborhood in which he grew up. Sinuhe is attracted to the teachings that the new king proclaims and, as he feels, focuses on light, equality and justice, and joins Akhenaten’s court.


Mika Waltarin romaanit in Finnish. Later he enrolled in the University of Helsinki as a theology student, according to his mother’s wishes, but soon abandoned theology in favour of philosophy, aesthetics and literature, graduating in It demonstrates its significance also in its phrase rhythm. Trivia About The Egyptian.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Hofstetter of The Oakland post [40]. That every man should fight the times and destiny, waltair though he will fail?

It’s also in Thebes where the final battle takes place. A saga heavy with philosophy and social commentary on mob mentality and religious fervor.

This article is about a historical novel.