Mara, Daughter of the Nile
Publish date: September 1st 1991
Publisher: Peter Smith Publisher
Edition language: English
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...
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 ...
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...
"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...
This was an awesome book. Not sure what I was expecting but this exceeded..by a lot. And was it really my fault that I was imagining the awesome river boat father figure guy that, sadly, I can't remember the name of, as Sam Axe? I think not.Highly recommended to all.
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