As a historian of culture, Can Alpguvenc tells us the non-violent struggle of Moses against Pharaoh in this novel. Other prominent characters of the novel are the vizier Haman, Pharaoh’s wife Asiya, his daughter Sinuha, and his cousin Tiye. The story takes place in the second half of 13th century BC.
General facts are based on the Islamic sources. On the background of the struggle against persecution, the doors of a very different world are pushed open for us: The novel presents insight into Ancient Egypt’s education, economy, medicine and other fields along the plot.