The Twice Born

The Twice Born

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When Huy is sent away from his family's farm to a prestigious school for a chance at a better life as a scribe, he is soon befriended by the family of the local governor. But just as Huy starts to feel at home with his aristocratic new friends, an unexpected attack shockingly takes his life. After five days in a crypt being prepared for his own burial, Huy miraculously revives. His mysterious return to life makes him a pariah, and although he longs to lead a normal life, Huy finds himself haunted by visions of the deaths of those around him. An ingenious and suspenseful novel of ancient Egypt, The Twice Born is a treat for all fans of historical or fantasy fiction.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, c2007
ISBN: 9780143052913
0143052918
Branch Call Number: GEDGE
Characteristics: 554 p

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Hannah1999
Jun 27, 2013

This makes ancient times interesting. I liked how they told about the different classes of people and how they were treated. Also that if you were educated you definitely had a better life. This young man was very lucky that he had a rich uncle who provided for his education. The young boy was already a very smart on his own so he excelled in many things that made him stand out above the others. However that came to his own detriment. I could hardly put the book down. If you like Egyptian times you'll like this.

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