The Pyramid

The Pyramid

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/09/2013
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Synopsis

When the new Egyptian Pharaoh decrees that he does not want a pyramid built in his honour his advisers are aghast. It is their firm belief that peace and prosperity only make the people more difficult to control – they must be kept under the whip. So the Pharaoh agrees to the construction of a pyramid colossal beyond imagining, an edifice that crushes dozens of people as each block is added and which inexorably drains the lifeblood from the country. As Egypt builds its monument to death, its neighbours plot and gloat…

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099560920
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Weight: 96g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 7 mm

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The Pyramid
An average take on a great concept...
I was really looking forward to ‘The Pyramid’, but it didn’t quite live up to my expectations. It is only 120 pages long, but I found I really had to knuck... READ MORE
D J Smith