Rhadopis of Nubia

Rhadopis of Nubia


Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz mines the riches of his homeland’s historic prior in Rhadopis of Nubia, an unforgettable love tale set opposed to the excessive politics of Egypt’s 6th Dynasty.

While the ravishing courtesan Rhadopis is bathing, a falcon lifts one in every of her golden sandals and drops it into the lap of the Pharaoh Merenra II. Upon listening to Rhadopis defined as “beauty itself,” the younger pharaoh comes to a decision to come Rhadopis’s sandal himself. while the 2 meet, they're instantly seized through a keenness a ways superior than their skill to withstand. hence starts off a love affair that makes them the envy of Egyptian society. yet blinded through their love and the extravagant attentions they lavish on one another, they forget about the becoming resentment of the realm round them during this amazing story of star-crossed love.

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