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Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Birth date: December 09, 1915
Died: November 30, 2000
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for the record rated it 5 years ago
I can't remember when I read this for the first time, but it was several years ago. Back then I loved the book. I still really like it now. The book is about Mara, who is a slave girl who seems to have another destiny. She meets 2 people that end up changing her life. These 2 people happen to be o...
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for the record rated it 5 years ago
I just finished reading greensleeves a couple of days ago. It was a bit difficult to properly imagine the setting because the story unfolds in the 1960s, and lately I've noticed I have a need to have a clear image of the characters while I'm reading. The book was surprisingly deep. I like the firs...
VeganCleopatra rated it 7 years ago
Mara, Daughter of the Nile was an enjoyable read and overall I enjoyed McGraw's writing. However, I was a bit turned off by the very anti-Hatshepsut sentiment of the novel despite Mara being a double spy. I would have thought the novel would play both sides but instead it focused almost entirely on ...
Jennavier rated it 7 years ago
Do you ever run across a novel you loved as a teen? This morning I got that experience when I saw a mention of Mara, Daughter of the Nile. I read this back when I took great books for granted, assuming that there were thousands of them just waiting for me. I actually remember the plot! Enough jabber...
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Khanh the Killjoy rated it 8 years ago
"Then the stars went out, for the bark of Ra, in fiery splendor, burst out of the East. Sunshine flooded the wide desert and the long, green valley of the Nile. The night was over; a new day has dawned for the land of Egypt."Generally, I do not reread books. I have a short attention span, I constant...
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