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This is one of the most inspiring novels I ve ever read Although I hated the fact that the soothsayer is always telling the future that comes true, I found in this novelfocus on the fact that Yes, we can create our future and choose our destiny but only among what Allah has previously written for us It s a bit complicated issue, but it answers the question in a simple way It maybe a novel with an ordinary plot that we might have read before in a Shakespea This is one of the most inspiring novels I ve ever read Although I hated the fact that the soothsayer is always telling the future that comes true, I found in this novelfocus on the fact that Yes, we can create our future and choose our destiny but only among what Allah has previously written for us It s a bit complicated issue, but it answers the question in a simple way It maybe a novel with an ordinary plot that we might have read before in a Shakespearean play, But the details of Mahfouz s characters areinspiring and appealing to readers. [[ READ E-PUB ]] ⇯ Khufu's Wisdom ☚ At the center of Khufu s Wisdom , Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz s majestic first novel, is the legendary Fourth Dynasty monarch Khufu Cheops , for whom the Great Pyramid of Giza was built When a seer prophesies the end of Khufu s dynasty and the ascension to the throne of Djedefra, son of the High Priest of Ra, the pharaoh must battle to preserve his legacy against the will of the Fates But in the face of the inexorable attraction between Djedefra and Princess Meresankh, Khufu s beautiful daughter, Khufu must consider not only his personal ambition and the opposing decree of the heavens, but also how the wisdom he prides himself on as a ruler will guide him in determining the fate of his daughter s heartTranslated by Raymond Stock From the Trade Paperback edition Rating 3.5 5.0I love Naguib Mahfouz work and this book is among his earlier work This is a story about ancient Egypt At the times where Pharaoh Khufu was ruling the land Of course the story is fictional but Mahfouz add some realism to it by setting the historical atmosphere, highlighting a side that was known for the Pharaoh Wisdom and some historical events like the built of the pyramids.The story is mainly about fate and that a human might not be able to change a written fate no matter Rating 3.5 5.0I love Naguib Mahfouz work and this book is among his earlier work This is a story about ancient Egypt At the times where Pharaoh Khufu was ruling the land Of course the story is fictional but Mahfouz add some realism to it by setting the historical atmosphere, highlighting a side that was known for the Pharaoh Wisdom and some historical events like the built of the pyramids.The story is mainly about fate and that a human might not be able to change a written fate no matter what he tries It is all about who will rule Egypt and become the new Pharaoh after Khufu Although the story has many historical inaccuracies but it is still very interesting and entertaining at the same time It definitely deserves a one time read the least I read this while in Egypt Khufu was the Pharoah who built the great pyramids, and at the part where he is dedicating them we were flying over them Surreal sidenote i told the guy next to me look its the pyramids and he said What, you want me to take a picture or somethings why did you even come to egypt its a great story about fate and mystery and the land of reeds, camels, Bedouins and scarabs READ IT An interesting story inspired by the story of Moses and written by a beginner Mahfouz.No matter how you try to escape your fate, it will eventually find you.Although the plot is simple and the events highly predictable, the language is still capturing and the story entertaining. Good writing, though the story is just a wee bit cliche. Fascinating time period highlighted by a quick paced story and good character motivations Overall enjoyed it, but could have used evenemphasis on certain characters. Beautiful prose, rich storytelling Enjoyed every inch. A wonderful story about the power of destiny and the responsibility of kings to their people Khufu, the pharaoh responsible for the building of the great pyramids, learns from a magician that none of his sons will inherit his throne When he finds out who will inherit instead, he decides to take fate into his own hands and rid himself of the competition Little does he know that his power only extends so far. Here is the malady you believe in duty Which of the two do you think will be the first to be sold Duty, or the avoidance of doing harm This is the first novel in THREE NOVELS OF ANCIENT EGYPT by Naguib Mahfouz, he who writes in such an epic style Instead of saying the trees swayed in the evening light, he goes In the darkness, the date palms looked like slumbering ghosts, or souls whose tortures stretched throughout eternity My gooooooosh Such a pleasure to read a novel full of b Here is the malady you believe in duty Which of the two do you think will be the first to be sold Duty, or the avoidance of doing harm This is the first novel in THREE NOVELS OF ANCIENT EGYPT by Naguib Mahfouz, he who writes in such an epic style Instead of saying the trees swayed in the evening light, he goes In the darkness, the date palms looked like slumbering ghosts, or souls whose tortures stretched throughout eternity My gooooooosh Such a pleasure to read a novel full of beautiful sentences Khufu s Wisdom is about the great pharoah who had the Great Pyramid of Giza built It s a very biblical tale, of a prophecy made of a baby who will rule after Pharoah, of a ruler s decision to kill a babe, and of Destiny making her will manifest, toying with a king s wishes.I loved how Ancient Egpyt came alive in this work And the grandeur of the language lent itself well to the soundtrack of Hans Zimmer s Prince of Egypt playing over and over in my head.The passages of wooing were most beautiful With lines like I would sacrifice myself to protect you from evil and TheI see you, themy soul is filled with you We could all use some majesty and grandeur in our lives, and I can t wait for my next dose with Book 2 in the trilogy Thank you SO MUCH to Joy Ann for lending this book to me