The Plagues of Pharaoh is a novel that explores how the Egyptians lived through those perilous days. We witness these events through the eyes of Hannu, a minister in the court of Pharaoh, his wife Chiome and his two children. Pharaoh, god-king of Egypt, touched by immortality, wages a war of wills with Moses and resists the plagues, passing them off as magic. Hannu is moved from a mocking skeptic of Moses to horrified victim of Pharaoh. From Moses’ first demand that Pharaoh “let my people go” to the final, deadliest plague, we watch as Hannu struggles to understand then save himself, his family and his nation. This story, like the story of Passover, reminds us that courage, faith and humility can grow even among hubris and horror.
The Plagues of Pharaoh
- From the Publisher
September 1, 2021
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