Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile

Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile

Summary

Take a journey to a vanished world with the ADVENTURES IN TIME series - stories so exciting you won't believe they're all true

Born into the richest dynasty in the world, young Cleopatra has always dreamed of glory and empire. And when she defeats her brother and sister to become Pharaoh of Egypt, she is certain the gods have chosen her for greatness. But then Julius Caesar's war-fleet sails into her harbour - and suddenly her country's destiny hangs by a thread ...

Join Dominic Sandbrook as we follow the most famous queen of all from Alexandria to Rome, through doomed love affairs and epic battles, to the serpent's bite which will change the course of history.

Reviews

  • Fiction is seldom as thrilling as the real life adventures played out in Dominic Sandbrook's superb Adventures in Time stories ... In Cleopatra, we follow Egypt's most famous queen through a roller coaster of military battles and doomed love affairs.
    The Oldie

About the author

Dominic Sandbrook

Dominic Sandbrook has been passionate about history ever since he read the Ladybird children's books. As a historian, he has written eight books for adults. He has also presented several BBC television series, covering topics such as time travel, alien invasions, the James Bond films and the Harry Potter stories. His favourite book is The Lord of the Rings. His favourite football team is Wolverhampton Wanderers.

He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and son, Arthur. It was Arthur who came up with the idea for Adventures in Time, after a family trip to the Imperial War Museum. He now serves as the books' chief battle consultant.
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