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Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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'Thomas Keneally has brought a novelist's insight to a familiar story, and has fashioned a spare and moving narrative. He chronicles the corrupt brilliance of the Egyptian court, the misery of the slave camps and, most powerfully, the fears that confront the Israelites when they exchange their bonds for the freedom to make the trek across Sinai...At the heart of the narrative is the enigmatic figure of Moses; the story of his origin as tribesman and Egyptian Prince, and the events which led finally to his becoming leader of the Israelites'. (Source: dustjacket, 1975 Collins edition)

Notes

  • Based on the British television series Moses the Lawgiver, for which Anthony Burgess wrote the script.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Harper and Row , 1975 .
      Extent: 221p.
      Edition info: 1st US ed.
      Description: illus. (some col.)
      ISBN: 0060647736
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Collins , 1975 .
      Extent: 221p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      ISBN: 0002155214
Alternative title: Mozes de Wetgever
Language: Dutch
    • Amsterdam,
      c
      Netherlands,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Becht , 1976 .
      Extent: 221p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9023002245

Works about this Work

Untitled J. Bentley , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 19 June 1976; (p. 40)

— Review of Moses the Lawgiver Thomas Keneally 1975 single work novel
Untitled Katharine England , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Advertiser , 17 July 1976; (p. 20)

— Review of Moses the Lawgiver Thomas Keneally 1975 single work novel
Untitled Clement Semmler , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 October 1976; (p. 19)

— Review of Moses the Lawgiver Thomas Keneally 1975 single work novel
Untitled J. Bentley , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 19 June 1976; (p. 40)

— Review of Moses the Lawgiver Thomas Keneally 1975 single work novel
Untitled Katharine England , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Advertiser , 17 July 1976; (p. 20)

— Review of Moses the Lawgiver Thomas Keneally 1975 single work novel
Untitled Clement Semmler , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 October 1976; (p. 19)

— Review of Moses the Lawgiver Thomas Keneally 1975 single work novel
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