Dreams for the Wind

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Categories: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Amber Quill Press | Date published: 01/01/2007

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Condemned at birth because of an ominous prophecy that he would kill his father and breed heirs with his mother, he was spirited away and reared in a distant land. Returning as a young man to claim his Kingship, some say by murdering his father, he had children by his mother, as prophesied. It was believed it was his incest that brought a plague upon his capital city, for which his subjects banished him, blind, into the desert. Not the legend of Oedipus Rex but the fictional autobiography of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, in the opinion of Immanuel Velikovsky, the historical precedent to the Greek legend. This is the story of the last twenty-four years of this extraordinary man's life...