Monday, January 17, 2000

Shadow Hawk by Andre Norton (1590 BC)

Shadow Hawk by Andre Norton
1960, Bethlehem Books, 246 pages, softcover

Set in approximately 1590 B.C. in Ancient Egypt and Nubia, this historical novel tells of Rahotep, an Egyptian nobleman who commands a small but capable force of Nubian archers. He and his archers offer their services to the Pharaoh Sekenenre, who wishes to finally throw off the rule of the Hyksos invaders and restore Egypt to its former glory.

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