The Red Pyramid
A brilliant new adventure series from the best-selling author of Percy Jackson.Carter and Sadie have nothing in common but their parents: their father Dr. Julius Kane, a brilliant Egyptologist, and their mother, a famed archaeologist who died under mysterious circumstances when they were... show more
A brilliant new adventure series from the best-selling author of Percy Jackson.Carter and Sadie have nothing in common but their parents: their father Dr. Julius Kane, a brilliant Egyptologist, and their mother, a famed archaeologist who died under mysterious circumstances when they were young.The siblings barely know each other, but one night, their father brings them together at the British Museum, promising a 'research experiment' that will set things right for their family.His plans go horribly wrong.An explosion unleashes an ancient evil - the Egyptian god Set who banishes Dr. Kane to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. Now orphaned, Carter and Sadie must embark on a dangerous quest - from Cairo to Paris to the American Southwest, to save their father and stop Set from destroying everything they care about . . .
Publish date: May 4th 2010
Pages no: 516
Edition language: English
Series: Kane Chronicles (#1)
I was really excited for this series after finishing the first two of the author's works. Having thoroughly enjoyed Mr. Riordan's Greeks and Roman renditions; I was left feeling disappointed with the first book in his Kane series. Which is a shame because I love Egyptian myths and the overall histo...
Boring with incredibly simplistic writing. Yes, I know it's middle grade fiction with children as the target audience, but so was the first Harry Potter and The Hobbit, which both offered immediately engaging characters, fascinating new-but-familiar worlds, and a sly humor that sucked me in immediat...
I know I'm super late, but I'm finally jumping on the Rick Riordan bandwagon. I wanted to start with The Lightning Thief, but I couldn't find it at the library, so I read The Red Pyramid instead. And I really liked it! Egyptian mythology! YES. YES. YES. I'm not too familiar with Egyptian mythology...
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan, is a book about two kids who find out they have magical powers from ancient Egypt. It begins with visitation day when Carter and his dad, Julius, go see Sadie, Carter’s sister, in England, and go to the museum which has the Rosetta Stone. Julius destroys the stone, r...
2.5 starsI found it ironic that just few days ago, I finished Riordan's The Sword of Summer, and it was one of my favorite books of the year, and now I (kind of) finished this and this was my least favorite book of his. I picked this up because I was still on a high after reading Riordan's latest an...
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