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The Oracle Sequence: The Scarab

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Description for The Oracle Sequence: The Scarab Paperback. The final story in the Oracle sequence, drawing on ancient Greek and Egyptian ritual. In a tale rich with action, betrayals and mystery. Mirany and the Archon struggle to bring peace to their people. Series: The Oracle Sequence. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 288.
The final story in the Oracle sequence. We are again in the distand land of deserts and islands ruled by one god whose wishes are conveyed through the Oracle. The Archon, child god-on-earth, returns from his journey across the desert to the Well of Songs, to find the tyrannical General Argelin has siezed control and his reign of madness is oppressing the Two Lands. He has publicly denounced the gods, and established a reign of terror. Mirany is in hiding, and the Nine are scattered. Will Argelin's obsession bring the Rain Queen's wrath ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Hachette Children´s Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Series
Oracle Sequence
Condition
New
Number of Pages
432
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780340878941
SKU
V9780340878941
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About Catherine Fisher
CATHERINE FISHER is an award-winning fantasy writer. The Oracle was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award 2003, The Conjuror's Game for the Smarties Award, The Snow-Walker's Son for the W.H.Smith Mind Boggling Award, The Candle Man won the Tir-Na-n'Og Award, and Corbenic was shortlisted. Author of 16 books for children and two volumes of award-winning poetry, she is particularly well-known in ... Read more

Reviews for The Oracle Sequence: The Scarab
'... one of the most skilled and original writers currently working in young adult fantasy ... a riveting story, one which will keep children of all ages reading well past their bedtimes.'
New Welsh Review
... the Oracle trilogy is a highly superior fantasy series.
writeaway.org.uk
A powerful and very exciting adventure story.
School Library ... Read more

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