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Publisher's Summary

Ancient Egypt, 1231 BC...
A sudden increase in attacks on caravans, along with the delay of the Nubian tillage, sees Shabaka and Neti travel to Shabaka's home, Sylene, where they are tasked with finding the royal shutty. On their arrival they find not only that an attempt has been made on Dagi's life, but also that his death has been foretold by the most unlikeliest practitioner of divine arts.
In a race against the moon to ensure Dagi's safety, the situation increasingly gets out of hand, and before long Neti and Shabaka find themselves peering into the deepest recesses of the human soul....
The Forgotten Papyrus returns us to a land steeped in mystery and magic. It paints a detailed picture of Ancient Egypt in all its glory. Faithfully recreating one of the most remarkable eras in Egypt's history, author Nathaniel Burns weaves a shudderingly ominous tale of ancient Egypt's mysteries revealed through a cast of characters the modern listener will recognize even though millennia have passed.
So light up the incense, sit close to the light, and draw back the curtains on the shadowed past with this gripping tale of love and intrigue among the living and the dead in one of history's most intriguing civilizations.
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2 out of 5 stars
By Transformer Books on 05-17-17


If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

A most uncritical person.

What could Nathaniel Burns have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

A continuous narrative would be more satisfying. As it is, the separate books are more like chapters, never come to a conclusion, and end either on a cliffhanger to the next episode, or at the least, in an unsatisfactory way which is not an ending.

What didn’t you like about Gregg Rizzo’s performance?

The performance is dreadful. The American voice, in this sort of subject matter, is obtrusive, he mispronounces so many words it's really irritating, and his placing of emphasis in the sentence is unnatural and peculiar, and also becomes extremely irritating.

What character would you cut from The Forgotten Papyrus?

Not an issue.

Any additional comments?

I love detective stories with an Ancient Egypt setting, and his female character is interesting, so I stuck with it up to this one, number 5, but the bittiness of the story gets worse, and I just can't stand this man's voice any more. I'm stopping here, no more!!!! (And as someone else has remarked, there's no papyrus mentioned anywhere!)

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2 out of 5 stars
By Ms Thomas on 01-05-16

Irritated listening

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

A narrator's voice which is not so dry, clipped & wooden & so dicficultto listen to without feeling irritation.

What other book might you compare The Forgotten Papyrus to, and why?

Kevin Clay is a better & more imaginative narrator

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Very wooden

Any additional comments?

Too many things are left hanging; I didn't hear anything about a papyrus in the narrative!

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