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  • Bioweapon

    Book 9 - An Agent Paul Richter Thriller
    A death that doesn’t make sense. A forgotten experiment. The world’s most devastating weapon.A weapons scientist in Cambridge is found dead under suspicious circumstances. Then a researcher at military science centre Porton Down goes missing.Paul Richter is on assignment in Amsterdam, chasing a lead from the GRU. What he finds is deeply worrying. Old weapons research is being unearthed, and ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In An Antique Land

    by Amitav Ghosh ...
    In an Antique Land is a subversive history in the guise of a traveller's tale. When the author stumbles across a slave narrative in the margins of an ancient text, his curiosity is piqued. What follows is a ten year search, which brings author and slave together across 800 hundred years of colonial history. Bursting with anecdote and exuberant detail, it offers a magical, intimate biography of the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Travel Cairo, Egypt: Illustrated City Guide, Phrasebook, And Maps (Mobi Travel)

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Capsarius

    by Simon Turney ...
    Book 1 - Legion XXII
    Warrior and combat medic, Titus Cervianus, must lead a legion and quell the uprisings in Egypt in a new Roman adventure from Simon Turney.Titus Cervianus is no ordinary soldier. And the Twenty Second is no ordinary legion...Egypt. 25 BC. A former surgeon from the city of Ancyra, Titus Cervianus is now a capsarius – a combat medic. He is a pragmatist, a scientist – and deeply unpopular with his ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • God's Battalions

    The Case for the Crusades

    by Rodney Stark ...
    In God’s Battalions, distinguished scholar Rodney Stark puts forth a controversial argument that the Crusades were a justified war waged against Muslim terror and aggression. Stark, the author of The Rise of Christianity, reviews the history of the seven major crusades from 1095-1291 in this fascinating work of religious revisionist history. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh

    The Forgotten Pharaoh

    Horemheb ruled Egypt after Tutankhamun, and was fundamental in bringing Egypt back to the rich and powerful nation it was before Akhenaten took the throne. Rather than simply clearing up the mess left behind after the Amarna period, he lay the foundations for the kings who were to come, and his choice of heir to the throne, led eventually to the rule of Ramses II, one of the most famous kings in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bellatrix

    by Simon Turney ...
    Book 2 - Legion XXII
    Warrior and combat medic of the Twenty Second Legion, Titus Cervianus, must fight the armies of the fabled Warrior Queen in this blistering new Roman adventure from Simon Turney.'If you want gritty and utterly authentic edge of the seat Roman action, you should be reading Simon Turney.' Anthony RichesTitus Cervianus is no ordinary soldier. And the Twenty Second is no ordinary legion...Egypt, 25 BC ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

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  • Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs, A Brief History of Ancient Egypt

    by Barbara Mertz ...
    series Brief Histories
    Have you ever wondered what it was like in the Valley of the Kings? To unlock the mysteries of the pyramids? Or sail down the Nile on Cleopatra's Barge? In her fascinating new introduction to the wonders of ancient Egypt expert Barbara Mertz tells the extraordinary history from the first stone age settlements to the age of Cleopatra and the Roman Emperors. It offers not just insights into the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Playing Cards In Cairo

    Mint Tea, Tarneeb and Tales of the City

    by Hugh Miles ...
    PLAYING CARDS IN CAIRO is a fly-on-the-wall account - like THE BOOKSELLER OF KABUL - of life (for western readers) in a strange and exotic environment. Hugh Miles lives in Cairo and is engaged to an Egyptian woman. Twice a week he plays cards with a small group of Arab, Muslim women and through this medium he explores their lives in modern Cairo, the greatest of Arab cities. It is a secretive, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Snorkel the World: Red Sea Coral Reef Guide

    The snorkellers' guide to the marine life of the Red Sea reefs

    by David Revill ...
    Snorkel the World: Red Sea Coral Reef Guide is the ideal companion for anyone venturing to the Red Sea on holiday, or anybody fascinated by the Red Sea's famous coral reefs. It's the only guidebook around specifically for those of us who enjoy getting up close and personal with the underwater world whilst sporting a set of over-sized goggles and breathing through a large plastic tube!The Red Sea ... Read more

    $3.00 AUD

  • Top 10 Cairo and the Nile

    Cairo & The Nile

    by DK Eyewitness ...
    series Pocket Travel Guide
    An unbeatable guide to Cairo and the Nile, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps and top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of Cairo and the Nile.Discover ancient treasures in the Egyptian Museum, admire historic Islamic architecture at the Mosque of Al-Azhar, explore the wondrous Pyramids of Giza or visit the Valley of the Kings. From Top 10 temples to the Top 10 ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • It’s Not Just About Running

    Reflections on Life and Change in Egypt

    by A. I. Shoukry ...
    It's not just about running is a heartfelt memoir from a surgeon, a father, and a politician. Must-read to get an insider perspective on Egypt's political scene.Shoukry finds himself in despair and fear of losing his freedom. He decided to take a break from politics and start running, but will he find freedom?Shoukry describes his running moments like a window with a sunrise view for a prisoner ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Beyond The Pyramids

    Travels in Egypt

    BEYOND THE PYRAMIDS is a delightfully wry chronicle of travels through a country of incongruity - an Egypt encompassing a diversity of cultural influences which often belies its image of 'archaeological theme park'.With an acute eye for the unusual, the interesting or the plain absurd, Douglas Kennedy takes us on a continually surprising tour beyond the pyramids, to a place where Bedouin watch ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan) Encyclopedia: Islamist Extremism and Terrorism, Jihad and Sharia Law, Relationship to Hamas, Egyptian Uprising and the Ouster of Mubarak, Election of Mohamed Morsi

    This essential compilation of expert opinion and commentary from over twenty-five government and military reports and papers, totaling over 600 pages. The Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and the subsequent election of Mohamed Morsi to the Egyptian Presidency has focused renewed attention on the organization, which has been accused of extremism and terrorism by some. ... Read more

    $13.51 AUD

  • 3rd Grade History: The Egyptian Civilization

    Egyptian Books for Kids

    series Children's Ancient History Books
    Learn about the Egyptian civilization like you're actually there! That's the magic of carefully selected images that appropriately depict life way back then. Pictures tell a thousand stories therefore making learning a fun and visual experience. This book is the perfect companion of those text-heavy books used at school. Grab a copy of this interactive book today! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Mountolive

    Introduced by William Boyd

    Lose yourself in the thrilling political intrigue and tangled love affairs of wartime Egypt in Durrell's epic modern classic'A master at creating and handling tension ... I was fascinated from the start.' Wilbur SmithDavid Mountolive, a young English diplomat, has been obsessed with Egypt ever since a youthful love affair. Returning to Alexandria as British Ambassador just before World War Two, he ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Down the Nile

    Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

    Rosemary Mahoney was determined to take a solo trip down the Egyptian Nile in a small boat, even though civil unrest and vexing local traditions conspired to create obstacles every step of the way.Starting off in the south, she gained the unlikely sympathy and respect of a Muslim sailor, who provided her with both a seven-foot skiff and a window into the culturally and materially impoverished ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Lost in America

    A Dead-End Journey

    by Colby Buzzell ...
    "Nothingless than the soul of an extremely interesting human being at war on ourbehalf." —Kurt VonnegutAstunning portrait of modern America by Colby Buzzell,the critically acclaimed author of My War: Killing Time in Iraq.Recounting his five-month journey through the country, from its thrivingcoastlines to its rust-belt wrecks, Buzzell reveals aparadoxical landscape of American dreams both achieved ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Equilateral

    A Novel

    by Ken Kalfus ...
    It is the turn of the twentieth century and a British astronomer, Thayer, high on Darwin and other progressive scientists of the age, arrives in Egypt to embark on the project of a lifetime: the excavation of a triangle in the desert, with sides hundreds of miles long, to be filled with petrol and set alight. The purpose: to send out a signal to life on Mars (for which he has evidence) that humans ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Sinai Bedouin: a photographic journey

    The Sinai is a barren and inhospitable - but very diverse and stunningly beautiful - desert wilderness inhabited by nomadic Arab tribes, the Bedouin. Most of them are from the Arabian Peninsula originally, arriving in several waves before and after the Arab conquest. The Bedouin are now at a crossroad. This little ebook shows glimpses of their life and natural environment through 40 images. ... Read more

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  • Disappearance of a Scribe

    by Dana Stabenow ...
    Book 2 - Eye of Isis
    In this exquisite, absorbing historical mystery, Tetisheri, confidant of Queen Cleopatra, must solve a troubling case in ancient Alexandria.Alexandria, 47BC. Cleopatra – seventh of her name, avatar of the goddess Isis, ruler of the Kingdom of Egypt – watches over her city. The war is over, but Alexandria has suffered in its wake. Caesar has returned to Rome, and the queen must restore her city and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Voyage en Egypte et en Syrie Pendant les années 1783, 1784 et 1785

    Suivi De considérations sur la guerre des Russes et des Turks ( Edition intégrale ) Tome 1/2 - annoté

    Book 1 - Oeuvres de Constantin-François de Chasseboeuf Volney
    De l’Égypte en général, et de la ville d’Alexandrie.C‘EST en vain que l’on se prépare, par la lecture des livres, au spectacle des usages et des mœurs des nations; il y aura toujours loin de l’effet des récits sur l’esprit à celui des objets sur les sens. Les images tracées par des sons n’ont point assez de correction dans le dessin, ni de vivacité dans le coloris; leurs tableaux conservent ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia

    Samuel Baker (1821 - 1893) was born in England. After the death of his wife he traveled to Ceylon in 1846. Baker established an agriculture settlement in Nuwara Eliva. He helped bring cattle and emigrants from England and made a success of the settlement. During his stay in Ceylon he spent a great deal of time hunting with his hounds, which became the genesis of this novel and a later work. Baker ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Spell of Egypt

    This is a gorgeous book. Hichens' descriptions of Egypt's most famous monuments are painterly and poetic. More of a romantic evocation than a 'mere' travel book, he takes you back to a more relaxed and serene era of gentle exploration in which it was still possible to commune with the Great Pyramid or the Temple of Hathor without an accompanying horde of camera-weilding tourists, souvenir-sellers ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus