In ancient Egypt, Nakht records his experiences when family moves from the small town of Esna to city Memphis, where he studies be a scribe like father and helps discover who has been robbing graves.
“A fresh, lively voice. . Replete with details of daily life.” — Kirkus Reviews The year is 1464 BC, and Nakht’s family moving to the city Memphis. Nakht, who studying be a scribe, keeps journal many sights sounds bustling temples pyramids, cargo ships, hippopotamus hunt, even tomb robbery. Presented as diary, here an invitation for readers witness firsthand what life was like one boy in Egypt 3,500 years ago.