Author(s): Barbara Ewing
When Rosetta finds she is named after an Egyptian town, her interest in hieroglyphics is born. A love of language will save her life at the end of the eighteenth century as France revolts, Britain battles for Egypt, a ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂnewÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ aristocrat seeks to feather his nest and Rose ventures into the unknown world of North Africa. This writerÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂs new historical novel is gripping. First published 2005.
'A cracking good story told with verve and assurance.' PUBLISHING NEWS 'Packed with period atmosphere, this is a stirring tale.' WOMEN & HOME 'Expertly executed.' MIRROR.
Barbara Ewing was born and brought up in New Zealand. She lives in London where she combines her dual careers of acting and writing.