Thursday, July 12, 2012

Book Review: The Red Pyramid

Book Review: The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Book Summary: Since his mother's death six years ago, Carter Kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. But while Carter's been homeschooled, his younger sister, Sadie, has beenliving with their grandparents in London. Sadie has just what Carter wants-school friends and a chance at a "normal" life. But Carter has just what Sadie wants long for-time with their father. After six years of living apart, the siblings have almost nothing in common. Until now.
  On Christmas Eve, Sadie and Cater are reunited when their father brings them to the British Museum, with a promise that he's going to "make things right." But all does not go according to plan: Carter and Sadie watch as Julius summons a mysterious figure, who quickly banishes thier father and causes a fiery explosion.
   Soon Carter and Sadie discover that the gods in Ancient Egypt are waking, and the worst of them-Set-has a frightening scheme. To save their father, they must embark on a dangerous journey- a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family and its links to the house of Life, a secret that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.
Ivy's summary: Carter and sadie Kane reunited at christmas Eve and their father brought them to a british Museum and there brings Carter and Sadie's future. They have to travel across the world to save their father and save the whole world since the Ancient Gods of Egypt is waking especially the dangerous god, Set, who plans to destroy the entire world on his birthday. Will Carter and Sadie be on time to defeat Set until his birthday and stop the evil from attacking?
Read the Second book of The Kane Chronicles, The Throne of Fire to find out what has really ahppen to them.

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