Author: Kara Cooney
Source: from publisher for review
Summary: It’s hard to summarize how bad this was, full of sexism; poorly supported conclusions; and weird references to modern times.
This is a history of six women who ruled ancient Egypt. I expected to really enjoy this, having given the author’s first book (The Woman Who Would Be King) five stars. I also hate to say bad things about a book that a tour company was kind enough to send me. Unfortunately, the honest truth is that this was really bad. It’s almost impressive how the author managed to both beat the reader over the head with a feminist message and be incredibly sexist at the same time. Read more »