Moon of Israel (novel)

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Moon of Israel
Author H. Rider Haggard
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publication date

Moon of Israel is a novel by Rider Haggard, first published in 1918 by John Murray. The novel narrates the events of the Biblical Exodus from Egypt told from the perspective of a scribe named Ana.[1][2]

Haggard dedicated his novel to Sir Gaston Maspero, a distinguished Egyptologist and director of Cairo Museum.


His novel was the basis of a script by Ladislaus Vajda, for film-director Michael Curtiz in his 1924 Austrian epic known as Die Sklavenkönigin, or "Queen of the Slaves".[3]


  1. ^ "Our Literary Page The Newest Books MOON OF ISRAEL". Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954). Perth, WA: National Library of Australia. 28 February 1919. p. 39. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Moon of Israel (H. Rider Haggard)". The World's News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 1955). Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia. 10 May 1919. p. 29. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Moon of Israel at IMDB

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