Book Review for “The Hippopotamus Marsh” by Pauline Gedge

I was in the mood to read some Egyptian historical fiction so I picked up the Lords of the Two Lands trilogy by Pauline Gedge. Gedge has written my favorite book in this genre, The Twelfth Transforming, so I was excited to read something else by her. However, while I do love most of her …

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Book Review for “House of Illusions” by Pauline Gedge

House of Illusions by Pauline Gedge is the sequel to House of Dreams. Both books make up the Lady of the Reeds duology and are ancient Egyptian fiction. I recommend reading my review for House of Dreams before this one. This review will have spoilers. Synopsis: For many years, Thu has lived in exile, writing …

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Book Review for “House of Dreams” by Pauline Gedge

I've reviewed two books by Pauline Gedge, Child of the Morning and The Twelfth Transforming. I disliked Child of the Morning so much that I didn't even finish it while The Twelfth Transforming, on the other hand, is currently my favorite Egyptian historical fiction book of all time... clearly my love for Gedge's work varies …

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Book Review for “The Twelfth Transforming” by Pauline Gedge

After reading Child of the Morning by Pauline Gedge, I was not looking forward to reading the other book I owned by her, The Twelfth Transforming. Child of the Morning was well written, Egyptian historical fiction but it was so bland and filled with annoying characters. I was worried that The Twelfth Transforming would be …

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