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Jacq, Christian

Overview
Works: 1,406 works in 4,635 publications in 13 languages and 26,983 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biographical fiction  Animated films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Publishing director, Other, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PQ2670.A2438, 843.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christian Jacq
The son of light by Christian Jacq( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid re-creation of the majesty and mystery of ancient times. At fourteen Ramses, second son of the Pharaoh Seti, must begin to pass a series of royal tests designed to build his mental and physical prowess-or break him
Nefer the silent by Christian Jacq( Book )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep in the heart of the Upper Egyptian desert lies a forbidden village where bands of artisans prepare the tombs of the Pharaohs. Guarded by a handful of elite soldiers, the hidden city shelters the most precious of treasures: the Stone of Light, a legendary stone of magical power. When a devious military officer schemes to infiltrate the city and capture the sacred gem, his subversive plot is thwarted by an unlikely hero: a desert wanderer who falls into a maze of treachery and betrayal, desire and danger ..."--Inside front cover
Under the western acacia by Christian Jacq( Book )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramses prepares for the end of his reign as dark forces work against him
The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq( Book )

59 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramses II, in order to save Egypt, is faced with the might of the Hittite army, whose weapons are vastly superior to his own
The wise woman by Christian Jacq( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the death of Ramses the Great, the villagers of the Place of Truth have been under great pressure to produce their best work to honour Egypt's greatest pharaoh. Follows Nefer the Silent
The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq( Book )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramses battles the Hittites and assaults their fortress at Kadesh while political intrigue undermines his power at home
Ramses by Christian Jacq( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Ramses, the Son of Light, the coronation has arrived. Now he will learn whether the friends of his youth--people such as Moses and the aging Greek poet, Homer--can truly be trusted. Shaanar, the young king's scheming older brother, still has designs on the crown, and in the shadows, the machinations of a mysterious sorcerer threaten the throne"--Editor's review
The son of light by Christian Jacq( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eternal temple by Christian Jacq( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Portuguese and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a second installment of the successful Ramses saga, Ramses, the new Pharaoh, must discover whom he can trust and along with his beautiful wife Nefertari, constructs an eternal temple while the despised Hittites storm Egypt's borders
The black pharaoh by Christian Jacq( Book )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five centuries after Ramses, the empire seems to be hurtling towards irretrievable ruin. Piankhy the Black Pharaoh governs his kingdom from the South with wisdom and kindness. He has only one desire: that the gods should once again dwell in a united Egypt. But the price to pay is a heavy one
Shadow of the Sphinx by Christian Jacq( Book )

66 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pazair has become Tjaty of Egypt and his wife has been appointed as the kingdom's Chief Physician. But are they strong enough to take on the Finance Minister, who presents himself as spokesman for the conspirators who are holding the Testament of the Gods, and who'll soon overthrow Ramses in order to gain power? This translation originally publishe
The great magician by Christian Jacq( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thamos, Count of Thebes, is the last keeper of an eternal knowledge, keeping alive the secrets of the pharaohs. Now he has been entrusted with a vital mission. He must leave Egypt for the cold lands of Europe to find and protect the 'Great Magician', a genius whose works will save humanity from chaos. When he encounters a child prodigy, a six-year-old composer lauded throughout Prague, Vienna and Frankfurt, Thamos senses that he's found the one. Is this young musician really the 'Great Magician' foretold by Osiris, the one who can pass on the light of the East to humanity? And if he is, can Thamos succeed in saving the boy from the traps that lie in wait for him?
Secrets of the desert by Christian Jacq( Book )

46 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having found a conspiracy to overthrow the pharaoh, Ramses II, Judge Pazair has been sentenced to die. But the conspirators have reckoned without the love of Neferet, the young woman doctor Pazair has just married, and the courage of Suti, his friend with the hot head and the generous heart
The brother of fire by Christian Jacq( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thamos, Count of Thebes, one of the last members of a spiritual brotherhood keeping alive the secrets of the pharaohs, has been assigned the mission to find and protect the 'Great Magician', a genius whose works will save humanity
The place of truth by Christian Jacq( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artisans of the forbidden village continue their devoted work on the tombs of the pharaoh under new leadership following the assassination of the Master of the Place of Truth, while Paneb the Ardent sets out to protect his people from an unknown traitor
The flaming sword by Christian Jacq( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the north, the barbaric Hyksos still rule with unimaginable brutality. Queen Ahhotep, meanwhile, has recaptured much of the south -- but at a terrible price: her husband has been killed in combat and her elder son, Kames, was mysteriously poisoned. Ahhotep refuses to be crowned pharaoh and prepares her second son, young Amose, to take power instead. Thanks to her, the Egyptians are now ready for the final battle. They lay siege to Avaris, the Hyksos capital -- and once the city is taken, nothing can stop them. After 100 years of occupation and thousands of violent deaths, it looks as though the Egyptian empire may at last rise from the ashes
The beloved of isis by Christian Jacq( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vienna 1789. A season of darkness has spread throughout Europe as the French Revolution stirs up civil unrest and provokes fear among the authorities. Struggling to makes ends meet, and plagued by a never ending assault from his enemies, Wolgang Amadeus Mozart is determined to fulfil his destiny, as foretold in the ancient secrets of the Pharaohs. Supported by his friend Thamos, Count of Thebes, and encouraged by the Masonic Lodge, Mozart finds the energy to accomplish his greatest work - The Magic Flute, which will reveal the Mysteries of Isis and Osiris to the world and pave the way to enlightenment. But the ultimate test approaches
Egyptian magic by Christian Jacq( Book )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur a rencontré à Louxor l'une des plus célèbres familles de magiciens qui pratiquent toujours la chasse aux scorpions et aux serpents. Textes hiéroglyphiques et tradition orale
The lady of Abu Simbel by Christian Jacq( Book )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another in the series of novels about Ramses, set in Ancient Egypt
The Empire of darkness by Christian Jacq( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An army of barbarians, known as the Hyksos, have swept through Egypt and reduced the land of the pharoahs to a slave state. Only the city of Thebes resists: where Teti, the widow of the last pharoah still reigns. And she has an 18-year-old daughter, Ahotep, who will never accept defeat
 
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The son of light
Alternative Names

controlled identityLivingstone, J. B.

Carter, Christopher.

Carter, Christopher (1947- )

Christian Jacq écrivain français

Christian Jacq Frans auteur

Christian Jacq französischer Schriftsteller und Ägyptologe

Christian Jacq French author and Egyptologist

Christian Jacq scrittore e egittologo francese

Jacq, Christian

Jacq, Christian, 1947-

Jakku, Kurisuchan

Jakʻŭ, Kʻŭrisŭtʻiang

Livingstone, J. B.

Žaks, Kristiāns, 1947-

Жак, Кристиан

Жак, Кристиан, 1947-

ז'ק, כריסטין

كريستيان جاك، 1947-

자크, 크리스티앙 1947-

쟈크, 크리스티앙 1947-

クリスチャン・ジャック

ジャック, クリスチャン

克里斯提昂·賈克

克里斯蒂安·贾克

Languages
English (248)

French (165)

Spanish (42)

German (32)

Chinese (23)

Polish (18)

Turkish (11)

Italian (11)

Portuguese (3)

Hungarian (2)

Persian (1)

Russian (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Nefer the silentUnder the western acaciaThe battle of KadeshThe wise womanThe battle of KadeshRamsesThe eternal templeThe black pharaoh