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    Mara Daughter of the Nile holds up amazingly well for a 60 year old YA book Set in ancient Egypt it's the story of Mara a bright feisty slave girl who unexpectedly finds herself forced to act as a spy for both sides of a conflict over the throne of Egypt Either side is likely to immediately kill her if her duplicity is discovered And then her heart starts to get involved I had very fond memories of reading Mara years ag

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    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 constantly seek novelty and once a book or a film has been watc

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    Egypt mid 1400s BC – Mara calls herself “the daughter of Nobody and Nothing” She has been a slave for as long as she can reme

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    Old review below I disagree with myself This book is a banger It holds upI am going to open up my heart to you guys I read this book when I was oh maybe 7 or 8 and it was my favorite book for YEARS I re read it countless times It was the only book from my childhood I brought with me to college It may have been in large

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    Thanks for the buddy read Jeannette D Mara Daughter of the Nile was originally published back in 1953 and I find that books that were written during that time always make me think of old movies It’s the way the characters talk and interact with each other The hero doesn’t just kiss the heroine He pulls her into his arms and gives her a

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    Mara—ambitious and intelligent slave—gets caught up in a scheme to dethrone the pharaoh Hatshepsut while serving as an interpreter to the pharaoh's half brother Thutmose Yet Mara finds herself drawn to one side than the other par

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    I adored this book when I first read it at age 10 and still love it 20 years later I cannot recommend it highly enough to young lady readers who have any interest at all in Ancient Egypt Mara is a slave girl sold to become a spy who ends up embroiled in a plot to overthrow the female Pharaoh Hatshepsut McGraw's attention to detail and knowledge of the time are impeccable her characters are alive and engaging th

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    Good? Wackily historically inaccurate? It's an older book so forgivable Also how did a character go from being beaten to near death twice to happily chatting with her lover 20 seconds later? That's not how being beaten to death works I'm uite certain

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    I'll not write a long review since others have already said everything there is to be said but I will say that I can't believe how beautiful th

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    Mara intently fixed her gaze on the young man before her who asked What is the message Blue Eyed One?'What are your thoughts?' she

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Mara Daughter of the Nile

To the throne But just when Mara is ready to offer Sheftu her help and her heart her duplicity is discovered and a battle ensues in which both Mara's life and the fate of Egypt are at stak. I adored this book when I first read it at age 10 and still love it 20 years later I cannot recommend it highly enough to young lady readers who have any interest at all in Ancient Egypt Mara is a slave girl sold to become a spy who ends up embroiled in a plot to overthrow the female Pharaoh Hatshepsut McGraw s attention to detail and knowledge of the time are impeccable her characters are alive and engaging there s a nice little romance plenty of drama and suffering for the cause and Mara is spunky in a very modern vampire slayer kind of way Well ahead of it s time

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Mara is a proud and beautiful slave girl who yearns for freedom In order to gain it she finds herself playing the dangerous role of double spy for two arch enemies each of whom supports a c. Mara Daughter of the Nile holds up amazingly well for a 60 year old YA book Set in ancient Egypt it s the story of Mara a bright feisty slave girl who unexpectedly finds herself forced to act as a spy for both sides of a conflict over the throne of Egypt Either side is likely to immediately kill her if her duplicity is discovered And then her heart starts to get involved I had very fond memories of reading Mara years ago and I was delighted and frankly relieved when my re read lived up to my memories which isn t always the case when I re read favorite books from my teenage years cough robertheinleincough It s not a perfect book but I m upping my rating to five stars dang it just because I can and because I so enjoyed Mara and her duel of wits with Sheftu Sheftu is my favorite kind of book hero an intelligent extremely capable man hiding behind the mask of a charming lazy courtier in order to achieve a greater goal I m such a sucker for that Scarlet Pimpernel kind of tropeTomorrow by Amon she would have revenge She would treat him with a smiling indifference he wouldn t be able to break through no matter how hard he tried She would be gay aye charming but oh how remote Mara found Sheftu s manner the next morning just as gay just as impersonal and so much convincing than her own that she was out of sorts before an hour had passed There was no outdoing him at irony that was clear She would have to find some other means of punishing himBut this is than a simple adventure and love story the book has some surprisingly profound ideas about living for a greater cause the power of love for your country and how a country is made up of people the poor and humble as well as the rich and powerful all of whom are importantThis one s a keeper and a total comfort read Something in the Wine The Moonstone Series kill her if her duplicity is discovered And then her heart starts to get involved I had very fond memories of reading Mara years ago and I was delighted and frankly relieved when my re read lived up to my memories which isn t always the case when I re read favorite books from my teenage years cough robertheinleincough It s not a perfect book but I m upping my rating to five stars dang it just because I can and because I so enjoyed Mara and her duel of wits with Sheftu Sheftu is my favorite Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark kind of book hero an intelligent extremely capable man hiding behind the mask of a charming lazy courtier in order to achieve a greater goal I m such a sucker for that Scarlet Pimpernel I Love You Almost Always kind of tropeTomorrow by Amon she would have revenge She would treat him with a smiling indifference he wouldn t be able to break through no matter how hard he tried She would be gay aye charming but oh how remote Mara found Sheftu s manner the next morning just as gay just as impersonal and so much convincing than her own that she was out of sorts before an hour had passed There was no outdoing him at irony that was clear She would have to find some other means of punishing himBut this is than a simple adventure and love story the book has some surprisingly profound ideas about living for a greater cause the power of love for your country and how a country is made up of people the poor and humble as well as the rich and powerful all of whom are importantThis one s a Gloom Town keeper and a total comfort read

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Ontender for the throne of EgyptAgainst her will Mara finds herself falling in love with one of her masters the noble Sheftu and she starts to believe in his plans of restoring Thutmose III. Old review below I disagree with myself This book is a banger It holds upI am going to open up my heart to you guys I read this book when I was oh maybe 7 or 8 and it was my favorite book for YEARS I re read it countless times It was the only book from my childhood I brought with me to college It may have been in large part the reason my mom once bought me a t shirt that said Kathleen in wait for it HIEROGLYPHICSI have no idea if this is actually a good book or not I loved it so much as a kid that I couldn t possibly give an impartial opinion even nowOh um that t shirt thing was in sixth grade not college In case that wasn t clear Deciding to Be Christian kid that I couldn t possibly give an impartial opinion even nowOh um that t shirt thing was in sixth grade not college In case that wasn t clear

  • Paperback
  • 279
  • Mara Daughter of the Nile
  • Eloise Jarvis McGraw
  • English
  • 06 September 2018
  • 9780140319293

About the Author: Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Eloise Jarvis McGraw was an author of children's books She was awarded the Newbery Honor three times in three different decades for her novels Moccasin Trail 1952 The Golden Goblet 1962 and The Moorchild 1997 A Really Weird Summer 1977 won an Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery from the Mystery Writers of America McGraw had a very strong interest in history and among the many book