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The Glittering Eye
L J Adlington

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jul 02, 2009
Imprint : Hodder Children's Books
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340956816
Price : 299

About the book
Shabti wakes in a barley field with nothing but a hoe in his hand and a head full of fragmented memories. A vicious master torments his days, working in the fields with no way of escape, until a hole suspended in mid-air, leads him to a room. Two shiny gold eyes glitter back at him. Questions. Who is he? And to where does this room lead?Amy arrives in Egypt to join her archaeologist father on an excavation. All around her tombs are unearthed, opened, entered. Left to her own devices, Amy discovers a rock. But not just any rock. A great tawny cat stares back at her from its smooth surface, its shiny gold eyes glittering. Questions. Where did it come from? And what should she do now?When past, present and future collide, it's clear that some things are best left buried ...


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L J Adlington
After living and working in Japan, L J Adlington settled in York and now runs a company that provides lively ‘hands-on’ History sessions for schools, museums and heritage sites. She's also a very...(+)
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