Archaeologist and historian, Joyce Tyldesley has written many successful books about ancient Egypt, including acclaimed biographies of Rameses the Great and Cleopatra (a Radio 4 Book of the Week), and Egypt- How a Lost Civilization was Rediscovered, which accompanied a major BBC television series. She teaches Egyptology at Manchester University and is an Honorary Fellow of Liverpool University. She lives in Bolton, Lancashire.
Tyldesley, by painstakingly analysing the myths and therefore the
beliefs, of the ancient population, endeavours to get under the
skin of Egyptian life ... befuddling myth-stories are clarified --
Bettany Hughes * The Times *
Required reading for Egypt's imaginative tour guides * The Sunday Times *
her great strength is her story-telling * Sunday Telegraph *