It was evening in Egypt, thousands of years ago, when the Prince Abi, governor of Memphis and of great territories in the Delta, made fast his ship of state to a quay beneath the outermost walls of the mighty city of Uast or Thebes, which we moderns know
This vintage book comprises Henry Rider Haggard's 1910 novel, "Morning Star". It is classic tale of adventure and romance, and follows a powerful heroine from her royal birth to her eventual maturation. An amusing and thrilling story, this book is perfect bedside reading, and will appeal to fans and collectors of Haggard's wonderful writing. The chapters of this book include: "The Plot of Abi"; "The Promise of the God"; "Rames, The Princess, and the Crocodile"; "The Summoning of Amen"; "How Rames Fought the Prince of Kesh"; "The Oath of Rames and of Tua"; "Tua Comes to Memphis"; "The Magic Image"; "The Doom of Pharaoh", etcetera. This antiquarian volume is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.