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Ancient evenings.

Norman Mailer

Ancient evenings.

by Norman Mailer

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

English ed originally published London: Macmillan, 1983.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17406658M
ISBN 10033028407X

In "The Book of the Child," Meni II remembers a childhood visit--with father, mother Hathfertiti, and Meni I--to Pharaoh Ramses IX, an endless evening during which Meni I tells the four-"Book" story of his . Other articles where Ancient Evenings is discussed: Norman Mailer: of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore; Ancient Evenings (), a novel set in ancient Egypt, the first volume of an uncompleted .

Ancient Evenings is an astonishing achievement of creative imagination. For most people, ancient Egypt is an enigma, so foreign to our own cultural frame of reference that we tend to shrug and just enjoy Reviews: Praise for Ancient Evenings "Astounding, beautifully written a leap of imagination that crosses three millennia to Pharaonic Egypt." -- USA Today "Mailer makes a miraculous present out of age-deep /5(6).

Ancient Evenings is an astonishing achievement of creative imagination. For most people, ancient Egypt is an enigma, so foreign to our own cultural frame of reference that we tend to shrug and just enjoy /5(24). But by the end, when the pace of events increases, when the prose forsakes purple for a colour known only to Mailer, the book collapses across its own finish line. The sense of relief is palpable. I was left .


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This is a complex, crude, vulgar, multi-layered exploration of life and death in ancient. Ancient Evenings, a dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel, recreates the long-lost civilisation of Ancient Egypt. Mailer breathes life into the figures of that era; the eighteenth dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and 2/5(1).

But then the book degenerated into a self- Okay, so people either love Mailer, or hate him; after dragging myself through “Ancient Evenings”, I now hate him as well as love him.

But again. Ancient Evenings. By T. Corey Brennan. He writes fluidly and has taken the trouble to look at many ancient sources relevant to his study, especially Cicero's own works.

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