The Seven Serpents Trilogy

The Seven Serpents Trilogy

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Includes all Three Books: The Captive The Feathered Serpent The Amethyst Ring What would you do if everyone thought you were a god? Young Juliá́n Escobar is traveling to the New World to spread the gospel to the newly discovered Mayan Empire when a hurricane strikes his ship, scattering its contents to the four winds and leaving Julian as the sole survivor. After struggling ashore, he encounters a young Mayan woman who is shocked at his presence. Soon he learns why. Centuries ago the fair-skinned Mayan god Kukulcá́n--the Feathered Serpent--sailed away with the promise that one day he would return. With his very life at stake, Juliá́n does the unimaginable: he begins to impersonate this returned god. PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY: "Spellbinding...unforgettable adventure." KIRKUS REVIEWS: "Swift and stunning, inevitable and unexpected." NEW YORK TIMES: "There's no better introduction to the rich and remote Mayan culture than through such a well-told tale." SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL: "Juliá́n's transformation from insecure human seminarian to pretend god [is] remarkable." This exciting collector's edition contains all three books in the Seven Serpents Trilogy: The Captive, The Feathered Serpent and The Amethyst Ring.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 150 x 224 x 38mm | 580.6g
  • Sourcebooks, Inc
  • Naperville, United States
  • English
  • Combined
  • 1402218362
  • 9781402218361
  • 1,148,733

About Scott O'Dell

Scott O'Dell is the author of many timeless children's tales including Island of the Blue Dolphins, Zia, The 290, The Dark Canoe, and Black Star, Bright Dawn. He was the first American to ever be awarded the Hans Christian Anderson Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Children's Literature. The Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction was created in his honor.show more