Sy Calaelen

The Book of the Dead (Faulkner): Book Review

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Egyptian Book of the Dead

Written by Richard Faulkner

I had a copy of the original print from years ago and lost it. I ordered the replacement and it came a month late! God the excitement almost klilled me! This book is large in size, its about A3, if not a few cm smaller. It goes over one of the oldest books in the world, the papyrus of Ani, or the Book of the Dead. E. A. Budge was one of the first Egyptologists to translate these scrolls, but now you can have them in photo form as flash photography can harm the papyrus. I love this book, its so detailed and it feel like you are trying the decipher the meaning of life, according to the Egyptians. Its a brilliant vtranslation, with the prose at the bottom of each section. I can’t really say much about this book, though if you take Egyptian paganism or Kemetic paganism seriously then this book ought to be on your shelf. Its so poetic…

I’ll have to write up a better review in the future but for now just enjoy the pics!

Em Hotep! x x

Check this: http://www.egyptsbookofthedead.com/cont.php

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Author: Sy Calaelen

Sy Calaelen is a British writer, blogger and Youtube vlogger, though she isn't filming at the moment. English literature graduate and future social work graduate. Both sites will focus on literary reviews, book lists, comic books and nerd chat, writing and novel tips, and discussions in magick, paganism and the occult. A mixture of everything from her. Reach out on social media from Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, GoodReads, and Pinterest.

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