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These books are full of facts presented in a style that is easy to read. Barbara Mertz’s book falls into this category. The book covers such interesting topics like women, pets, kings, queens, jewellery, clothing, houses, education, religion, magic, science, mathematics and also the construction of the pyramids in ancient Egypt.
The book is about a society that existed about 4,000 years ago. It is about two different lands, one is the Red Land and the other is the Black land. It gives us details about the tools and soils each land used and why and what made one land better than the other. The book is not about the lives of famous pharaohs but instead it is about the day-to-day life of the ordinary people of Ancient Egypt. The book is broadly divided into two sections: one dealing with the world of the living, and the other with world of the dead. It is further divided into 17 chapters. Each chapter deals with different aspects of Egyptian life ranging from the lives of pharaohs to peasants, the time period ranging from childbirth to death. The writer begins the book with details about children and pets and then moves on to the women of that period. She writes about the clothes they wore, their occupations, the houses they lived and the pyramids they built. It is difficult to imagine how at that time they were able to build such architecture without the help of heavy machinery. No book on ancient Egypt can be considered complete without a description of how the Egyptians treat the dead. In this book four chapters deal with death, mummies, tombs, and life after death. The book has a chronology, a bibliography, illustrations, a few photographs and quotations from ancient sources.
The author’s ability to give in depth descriptions, her eye for fascinating details, her keen insight, and her wit has made this book a New York Times bestseller. The author succeeds in bringing a long-buried civilization to life. What one likes about the
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