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Rise of the Golden Cobra

3.27  ·  Rating Details ·  48 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
A young scribe with revenge on his mind. A pharaoh's war for the honor of Egypt. An action-packed tale from ancient history.

During a picnic overlooking the Nile, 14-year-old scribe Nebi spots the riders first. Led by the treacherous Count Nimlot, the raiding party slaughters Nebi's master, the region's head of police. Although wounded, Nebi -- knowing that the pharaoh's no
Paperback, 255 pages
Published April 13th 2007 by Annick Press (first published April 1st 2007)
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Mocha Girl
Oct 12, 2009 Mocha Girl rated it liked it
Rise of the Golden Cobra by Henry T. Aubin is a historical novel based on the military and political campaign of Kush King Piankhy and his goal to unify Egypt in eighth century BCE. The story unfolds through the adventures of a young slave boy, Nebi, who through fate is the sole survivor of a political assassination attempt and must deliver an important message to the King to save the kingdom. Nebi befriends Sheb, the King's nephew, and the two encounter situations where they are introduced to ...more
Chu Jun
Apr 21, 2009 Chu Jun rated it really liked it
I realized that this is a intresting book,in the beginning I almost fell asleep reading it.But when it got to the part with him
and princess talking.
This book was about a boy named Nebi who's master got killed
by a dude named Count Nimlot who is working for a traitor of the
king.This book took place in ancient egypt(what were learning in
our unit.In Kush it was the 25th dynasty. He rushs to king/pharoah
Piankhy and tells what his Master Setka's message was.When he gets
to the kingdom,he tells
Feb 11, 2010 Louise rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rise of The Golden Cobra is about a teenager named Nebamon(Nebi). He escapes from Count Nimlot, who mudered his master, Master Setka, and moe people. One thing leads to another and he participates in wars, meets Sheb, who is Piankhy's nephew, King Piankhy, and more. He does so well, he even become Leutenent with Sheb. Parts of the book are hard to understand and there are many charecters to keep track of. But, some parts, like Nimlot's sentence for killing and betraying King Piankhy for ...more
I love this book, even though some parts made me want to skip around a bit, it was very good. The good thing was the suspense, they tell you everything,detail by detail. When Nebi was struggling with the arrow on his leg, i was very scared, and thought that was the end for him.
Oct 08, 2009 Omar is currently reading it
i love this book and its about ancient Egypt and the war against the war lords from the delta in the Nile river. and the war is between south Egypt and north Egypt the kushites and the mesh.its all about loyalty and betrayal
Dec 31, 2009 Abby rated it it was amazing
this book so far has been so suspensful! i love it! i love the questions it leaves you asking after you finish a chapter!! its a really good book!!
Nov 06, 2011 Patricia rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adult
I really enjoyed this book. The story was well written, the characters were sympathetic and the action was well paced.
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My favourite part would probably be the very last conversation.
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