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  • Title: Scenes from a Life
  • Author: RichardAbbott
  • ISBN: 9780954553593
  • Page: 326
  • Format: Paperback

  • What journey would you make to encounter the meaning of a dream Makty Rasut is a scribe in New Kingdom Egypt, fashioning tombs for the elite He lives a comfortable but restless life, moving every few years further upstream along the river Nile He is content to exercise his talent without examining his origins Then a series of vivid dreams, interpreted with the help ofWhat journey would you make to encounter the meaning of a dream Makty Rasut is a scribe in New Kingdom Egypt, fashioning tombs for the elite He lives a comfortable but restless life, moving every few years further upstream along the river Nile He is content to exercise his talent without examining his origins Then a series of vivid dreams, interpreted with the help of a senior priest, disrupts this pattern To solve the riddle, he must go on a journey that will take him outside the Beloved Land and away from the life that he knows His travels take him into the neighbouring province of Canaan, to a hill country village called Kephrath, and to a way of life he has never considered.
    RichardAbbott
    Richard Abbott writes fiction written in several different genres The first area is historical fiction set in the Middle East at the end of the Bronze Age, around 1200BC The second is speculative fiction, set either in a historical fantasy world, or else in a near future solar system exploring issues of high tech crime and human machine relationships His first excursion into historical fantasy is Half Sick of Shadows a retelling and metamorphosis of the Arthurian tale of The Lady of Shalott The book was awarded an IndieBrag medallion in December 2017.His first science fiction book, Far from the Spaceports, introduces Mitnash Thakur and his virtual partner Slate as they investigate financial crime in the asteroid belt A follow up novel, Timing, takes place about a year later, and sees the duo travelling down to Mars and its moon Phobos to thwart a plot targeting AIs.Further books in this science fiction universe are in preparation.His first book, In a Milk and Honeyed Land, explores events in the Egyptian province of Canaan It follows the life, loves, and struggles of a priest in the small hill town of Kephrath A follow up novel entitled Scenes from a Life begins in Egypt It follows the journey of a scribe as he travels to discover his origins down the Nile from Luxor and finally out into Canaan.A third book, The Flame Before Us, is set in the middle of calamity New settlers are arriving from the north, sacking cities and disrupting the established ways of life as they come This story follows several different groups each trying to adjust to the new situation.Author readings from most of these books are available online as YouTube videos, and also as part of a range of Alexa skills.The short story The Man in the Cistern is set in the same location as In a Milk and Honeyed Land, but around ten years later.The short story The Lady of the Lions is set in the same location but around one hundred and fifty years earlier.Triumphal Accounts in Hebrew and Egyptian is the ebook version of his PhD thesis which, for those who want the technical details, supplies academic underpinning for some of the ideas and plot themes followed up in fiction.Richard lives in London, England, and works in the IT industry, both in a Quality Assurance role and also designing AI skills for Alexa and similar technologies When not writing words or computer code, he enjoys spending time with family, walking, and wildlife, ideally combining all three pursuits in the English Lake District.


    Commentaires:

    Anastasia Abboud
    Richard Abbott's latest book "Scenes from a Life" nearly floored me! It's a revelation about this journey we call life, the connectedness of people, choices, events. We are not always in control of what happens to us -- sometimes we are, sometimes we aren't. Our choices (this is not news), how we handle ourselves and deal with others, reveal who we really are. Discovering and facing the truth about ourselves can be a struggle on many levels; that challenge is wonderfully addressed in this book.A [...]

    Paul Bennett
    delightful story tellingfull review soonScenes From A Life is a most apt title for this multi-layered tale of ancient Egypt and Canaan. Makty-Rasut is a scribe who fashions scenes from the lives of his clients on the walls of their tombs. The narrative is also setup to give the readers glimpses into the scenes from his life as he attempts to understand the vivid dreams he has. His journey up and down the Nile and finally to Canaan leads him to find what he lost in the past(won't say more about t [...]

    Billy Buttons
    This book was recently entered in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. This is what our readers thought:Title: Scenes From A LifeAuthor: Richard AbbottStar Rating: 4 starsNumber of Readers: 15Readers’ Comments‘Wonderful setting, vividly described. A very enjoyable read.’ Female reader, aged 55‘A fascinatng historical novel. I felt I enjoyed an interesting novel and learnt a great deal about a past Egyptian civilisation.’ Male reader, aged 44‘This is not a fast-paced thriller. The historica [...]

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