The Golden Goblet

The Golden Goblet

Book - 2006
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"Ranofer tried the box first. He found nothing there... The chest looked no more promising... There was something dark and curving in a corner, wrapped in a scrap of cotton rag... He tugged it out, jerked the cloth away impatiently and went numb all over with the shock of what he saw. There in his hand lay a gold goblet, he knew it must have been stolen from one of the great tombs in the City of the Dead. Ranofer also knew that in order to win his freedom he would have to prove that Gebu, his greedy half-brother, was the thief."--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 2006, c1961.
ISBN: 9780140303353
0140303359
Call Number: MCGRAW
Characteristics: 248 p. ; 20 cm
Subjects: Historical fiction.
Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C. -- Fiction.
Self-realization -- Fiction.

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green_cat_3454
Sep 07, 2017

Much better than Mara.This book is exciting, it also has a great plot, whenever you finish a chapter, some magical force makes you want to turn the page and read more! Oh, and the ending was awesome! I also have a copy at my house.

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timzhou
Nov 08, 2014

This book is awesome! I love the ending, but I really want to find out what happens to them. I have a copy at my house!

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DollyWannaCracker
Apr 09, 2014

Loved Mara, Daughter of the Nile! Hope this is a good read!

blue_jaguar_257 Aug 03, 2013

at first glance youd think this book is boring but read it and youll see it is just the oposit

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SilverSparrow
Jun 13, 2011

By the same author of Mara, daughter of the Nile, this book is great!!

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Blue_Dolphin_988 Jun 30, 2015

This book is about a boy around 13, living in anchent Thebs, Egypt. He was orphand when his father, an exalent goldsmith, dies. Now he lives with his halph-brother, who abuses him. More than enything, he wants to become a goldsmith. The only thing that is stoping him is his brother. He can see no way of getting past that... untill he makes some scarry discovories about his brother! He has to stop him! This book is full of the boys adventures. Read this book tho see if he can survive the adventures to save many important things, whial staying alive.

whiteshadow13 Jan 31, 2012

A young Egyptian boy struggles to reveal a hideous crime and reshape his own destiny.

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