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Hand of Isis (edition 2009)
by Jo Graham
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316068020, Paperback)Following her acclaimed debut, Jo Graham returns to the ancient world with a novel that will captivate lovers of fantasy, history and romance.
Set in Ancient Egypt, Hand of Isis is the story of Charmian, a handmaiden, and her two sisters. It is a novel of lovers who transcend death, of gods who meddle in mortal affairs, and of women who guide empires.
Praise for Black Ships
"Graham re-creates a vivid picture of the ancient world, a mysterious place in which gods and goddesses speak to their chosen."--- Library Journal (starred review)
"A first-class, very readable novel." --- Booklist (starred review)
"A refreshingly different approach to a legend we only thought we knew." --- Locus
"Graham's thorough, detailed tale of ancient Greece is one that fans of that period are bound to love." --- Romantic Times
"A dazzling debut novel reimagines the Aeneid and restores life to a fantasy land that actually was." --- Scifi.com
"A bittersweet saga with enough action, romance, and intrigue to entertain and enthrall." --- Romance Reviews Today
"Graham...has packed the novel with exquisite detail, bringing to life a time long gone." --- The St. Petersburg Times
"Inspired and relentlessly entertaining...an auspicious debut." --- Realms of Fantasy
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:32:01 -0400)
Set in Ancient Egypt, "Hand of Isis" is the story of Charmian, a handmaiden to Cleopatra and devotee of Isis, and her two sisters. It is a novel of lovers who transcend death, of gods who meddle in mortal affairs, and of women who guide empires.
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