• Seventh Scroll

  • Ancient Egyptian, Book 2
  • By: Wilbur Smith
  • Narrated by: James Fox
  • Series: Egyptian, Book 2
  • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 02-01-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.6 (22 ratings)

Regular price: $6.39

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Publisher's Summary

Duraid Ai Simmu and his beautiful wife, Royan, were the first to discover the tomb of Queen Lostris and, with it, the scrolls that record the burial of Pharaoh Mamose with all his vast treasure. But as their present-day search for the treasure moves from the Nile to the uplands of Ethiopia, a savage battle begins. For others will stop at nothing to claim the prize as their own. When Duraid is brutally murdered, Royan seeks refuge in England with eminent archaeologist Nicholas Quenton-Harper. With him she can find the courage to unlock the dreams of an ancient Pharaoh.
© Wilbur Smith; (P) Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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Customer Reviews

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1 out of 5 stars
By Bouma on 12-19-17

waste of time and money.

The story seems badly abridged. The characters are completely under developed with no sense of their personalities or motivations.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Bill on 09-25-12

All of the intrigue was taken by shortenng

What did you like best about Seventh Scroll? What did you like least?

Good wilbur smith

Would you recommend Seventh Scroll to your friends? Why or why not?

Only in the unabridged version

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

All was good just some good left out

Was Seventh Scroll worth the listening time?

No

Any additional comments?

You left out the parts that made this a really good yarn

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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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1 out of 5 stars
By sandra on 08-25-14

what happened to the story?

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

more detail. The details of Taitas riddles were t otally missing. Without these details the story was dull.

Has The Seventh Scroll put you off other books in this genre?

No. The story was too abridged to give it much interest.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Yes

What character would you cut from The Seventh Scroll?

None, I would put more of the characters in.

Any additional comments?

This story was too abridged. The point of it was totally missing.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By angela on 12-04-17

not quite the whole story

having read the book several times I was disappointed that many parts were left out the main one being that Tanus, the lady Lostris' lover and father of her children was the body in the tomb and not the Pharaoh Mamose

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1 out of 5 stars
By Jennifer on 07-22-17

not happy

the book was much better
the audable was only 3 chapters
left a lot out

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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Kerry on 11-20-16

awesome

fantastic, a little left field of the 1st but once you've read the series, it fits in nicely

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