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Jacq, Christian

Overview
Works: 1,525 works in 4,933 publications in 15 languages and 26,337 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery 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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Publications about Christian Jacq
Publications by Christian Jacq
Most widely held works by Christian Jacq
The son of light by Christian Jacq( Book )
63 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,280 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 )
50 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 742 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 ..."
The eternal temple by Christian Jacq( Book )
80 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Ramses II is about to reach his coronation. He has all he should need to become the great pharaoh: his wife Nefertari and his mother both love him unconditionally, and he derives great strength from solid friendships he formed in childhood, especially with the Hebrew Moses. And yet still the young pharaoh must fight to hold on to the throne. For lurking all around in the shadows are new conspiracies against Ramses. Will he succeed in avoiding the traps set in his path by his older brother? Can he avert the black magic of a mysterious sorcerer and ward off the schemes of the Hitties?
Under the western acacia by Christian Jacq( Book )
58 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Ramses prepares for the end of his reign as dark forces work against him
The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq( Book )
42 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Ramses battles the Hittites and assaults their fortress at Kadesh while political intrigue undermines his power at home
Ramses by Christian Jacq( file )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 566 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 battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq( Book )
57 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 560 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 son of light by Christian Jacq( file )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Only fourteen when his father Pharaoh Seti begins testing his true mettle, Ramses, the younger of the Pharoah's two sons, had not expected to inherit. Now, however, with increasing attention from his father, along with a new formal and military education, causes Ramses to hope he may inherit the empire after all. IF he can avoid the plots of jealous rivals
The wise woman by Christian Jacq( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 541 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 empire of darkness : a novel of ancient Egypt by Christian Jacq( Book )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 529 libraries worldwide
The first installment of a new series based on the life of Queen Ahotep finds the Egyptian empire beset upon by the Hyksos, an invasion against which only Thebes, under the rule of Teti the Small and her daughter, offers resistance
War of the crowns : a novel of ancient Egypt by Christian Jacq( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
A second installment in the "Queen of Freedom" trilogy finds Queen Ahhotep establishing a secret military base in the hopes of setting her nation free of the occupying Hyksos, an endeavor that costs her the life of her pharaoh husband
Paneb the Ardent by Christian Jacq( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
As Nefer the Silent continues his odyssey, he joins forces with Paneb, a farmer's son who dreams of winning entry into the legendary Place of Truth, to stop the evil plans of the ruthless Mehy and to save the Pharaoh from a murderous conspiracy
Shadow of the Sphinx by Christian Jacq( Book )
67 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The time has come for the final confrontation. Appointed supreme magistrate and first minister of Egypt, Pazair and his wife Neferet must join forces against the Finance Minister, Pazair's sworn enemy, now openly presenting himself as spokesman for the conspirators who plan to overthrow Ramses the Great in order to seize supreme power. The situation appears desperate. By undermining the economy, the conspirators threaten to destroy the values which presided over the birth of Egyptian civilisation. And allies are few and far between. Where is Pazair's blood brother Suti, who has escaped from his Nubian prison? After several fruitless attempts, will the mysterious shadow-eater succeed in eliminating Pazair? Who is the real leader of the conspirators, the one hiding in the shadows? And who will emerge victorious from this fierce battle, on which the survival of Egypt depends?
The black pharaoh by Christian Jacq( Book )
56 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 409 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
The great magician by Christian Jacq( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 389 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?
The brother of fire by Christian Jacq( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 385 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 beloved of isis by Christian Jacq( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 368 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
The place of truth by Christian Jacq( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 365 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
Secrets of the desert by Christian Jacq( Book )
48 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 363 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
Egyptian magic by Christian Jacq( Book )
37 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 361 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Livingstone, J. B.

Carter, Christopher.
Carter, Christopher (1947- )
Chakʻu, Kʻŭrisŭtĭang, 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
Dzak, Kristijan, 1947-
Jacq, Christian
Jacq, Christian, 1947-
Jāk, Krīstiyān, 1947-
Jakku, Kurisuchan
Jakʻŭ, Kʻŭrisŭtʻiang
Jiake, Kelisidi'an, 1947-
Jiake, Kelisitiang, 1947-
Kelisidi'an Jiake, 1947-
Kelisitiang Jiake, 1947-
Livingstone, J. B.
Zak, Kristian, 1947-
Zak, Kristijan, 1947-
Žaks, Kristiāns, 1947-
Zhak, Kristian, 1947-
Ζακ, Κριστιάν, 1947-
Жак, Кристиан
Жак, Кристиан, 1947-
ז'ק, כריסטין
جاك, كريستيان, 1947-
كريستيان جاك، 1947-
자크, 크리스티앙 1947-
쟈크, 크리스티앙 1947-
크리스티앙 자크, 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
克里斯提昂·賈克, 1947-
克里斯蒂安·贾克
克里斯蒂安·贾克, 1947-
賈克, 克里斯提昂, 1947-
贾克, 克里斯蒂安, 1947-
Languages
English (287)
French (192)
Spanish (75)
German (32)
Turkish (22)
Chinese (19)
Polish (18)
Italian (15)
Hungarian (9)
Portuguese (3)
Danish (1)
Persian (1)
Russian (1)
Finnish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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