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As far as I'm aware, there is only one Egyptian text that is almost certainly the source of a well known book, and that would be the Instructions of Amenemope, which is almost universally accepted as one of the source for the biblical Book of Proverbs. Some other Egyptian stories are theorized to be the inspiration for other well known stories, such as Tale ...


According to James David Hart in The Popular Book: A History of America's Literary Taste: Sylvanus Cobb Jr. “was the most consistently read of all the period’s novelists and his Gunmakers of Moscow probably had an American public second only to that of Uncle Tom’s Cabin (99) Cobb's books were action-packed pulp, and he was disdained by the educated ...

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