Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav

The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Best Seller
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt by Toby Wilkinson
Paperback $24.00
Jan 08, 2013 | ISBN 9780553384901

Also available from:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Jan 08, 2013 | ISBN 9780553384901

    Also available from:

  • Mar 15, 2011 | ISBN 9780679604297

    Available from:

Product Details

Praise

“A magnificent, illuminating and refreshingly readable overview of the entire phenomenon of ancient Egypt.”—The Washington Post
 
“Magisterial . . . [A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt’s complex evolution over the course of three millenniums.”—Los Angeles Times
 
“With a literary flair and a sense for a story well told, Mr. Wilkinson offers a highly readable, factually up-to-date account.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
“[Wilkinson] writes with considerable verve. . . . [He] is nimble at conveying the sumptuous pageantry and cultural sophistication of pharaonic Egypt.”—The New York Times
 
“Engrossing . . . Readers will find it hard to put down. . . . This book will serve as a standard for general readers and college students alike.”—Library Journal (starred review)
  
“Absolutely divine . . . a thorough, erudite and enthusiastic gallop through an astonishing three thousand years.”—The Sunday Times

Be the first to know!
More from Toby Wilkinson and book picks sent right to your inbox
More from Toby Wilkinson and book picks sent right to your inbox
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top