Temple of the Sun

Temple of the Sun

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 120 x 180mm
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0552111163
  • 9780552111164

Review Text

Again, as in The Tall Stones (1977), Caldecott taps the Force via priesting in Bronze Age Britain - with another series of Theoso-fits featuring Kyra, who, in the previous adventure, was more or less trancing in the dark until it became clear that she was priestess material. This opens with Kyra, her brother, and her sister-in-law en route to the City of the Sun; Kyra's been directed thither in one of her dream travels. She enrolls in the "college," where budding priests concentrate heavily on such matters as dreams and reading stones. But an old feud and murder are about to be reenacted with the chief priest (an old enemy) and Kyra's nephew. A magic battle ensues, ending happily with Kyra pregnant by her future husband and co-priest. In case you've wondered what the Bronze Age crowd was tossing about, here's a sample: "Nothing could learn as much on so many levels as this child will need to learn to reach the kind of consciousness that we now have, unless it brought with it some skills and aptitudes. . . ." Dumb. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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