The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles Book 2)

The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles Book 2)

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Percy Jackson fought Greek Gods. Now the Gods of Egypt are waking in the modern world . . .EVER since the gods of Ancient Egypt were unleashed on the modern world, Carter Kane and his sister, Sadie, have been in big trouble.As descendants of the magical House of Life, they command certain powers. But now a terrifying enemy - Apophis, the giant snake of chaos - is rising. If Carter and Sadie don't destroy him, the world will end in five days' time. And in order to battle the forces of chaos, they must revive the sun god Ra - a feat no magician has ever achieved. Because first they must search the world for the three sections of the Book of Ra, then they have to learn how to chant its spells . . . Can the Kanes destroy Apophis before he swallows the sun and plunges the earth into darkness . . . forever?
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 44mm | 698.53g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141335653
  • 9780141335650
  • 92,088

About Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is an award-winning writer. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006, and made into a blockbuster film in 2010. The series has gone on to become a chart-topping success.
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Storytelling that will get readers hooked. -- Philip Ardagh * The Guardian * Witty and inspired. Gripping, touching and deliciously satirical * Times * A fantastic blend of myth and modern * Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl * Sure to become a classic * Sunday Express *
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124,604 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 45% (56,130)
4 35% (43,240)
3 17% (20,655)
2 3% (3,703)
1 1% (876)

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This book is miles better than the boring Red Pyramid. This book actually has quite an engrossing story. There is just one huge problem......... YOU CANNOT UNDERSTAND THIS WITHOUT READING THE BORING FIRST BOOK! This means that you have to endure the torture of reading the first book before you can enjoy this one! The story is very good up until the last quarter, which reverts to the boring Red Pyramid style. I really don't think this book is worth buying because you have to torture yourself with the first book.show more
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