The King's Man: Volume Three of The King's Man Trilogy
Publish Date: 2012-02-28
Author: Pauline Gedge
Twelve-year-old Amunhotep III has ascended the throne to become pharaoh of Egypt, the richest empire on earth. The boys mother is regent, and she has brought to court the renowned seer, Huy, son of a humble farmer, to act as scribe and counsel to her royal son. Its a position of power and responsibility, one that is fraught with intrigue and the lure of corruption. For it is Huy who controls the treasury, the military, and all construction and taxationand perhaps most important, it is Huy who chooses the young pharaohs queen.His actions and premonitions, as well as his legendary past, make him very few friends and a great many enemies.
In The Kings Man, Huys rise to power and fameas chronicled first in The Twice Born and then in Seer of Egyptreaches its resounding climax.
With her meticulous research and compelling prose, Pauline Gedge transports readers into the ancient and fascinating culture that was Egypt.