The serpent's shadow / by Rick Riordan.
By: Riordan, Rick.Material type: TextSeries: The Kane chronicles series.Publisher: London : Puffin, 2013Description: 405 pages 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780141335704; 014133570X; 9780141967547; 0141967544.Subject(s): Syskon | Gudar | Förbannelser | Hemliga sällskap | Magi | Övernaturligt | Fantasy fiction | Children's storiesGenre/Form: Fantasy | Mellanåldersböcker | Barn- och ungdomslitteraturDDC classification: 813.6 Other classification: He.01,u Summary: Carter and Sadie Kane face the impossible task of defeating Apophis, the serpent of chaos, before he can destroy the mortal world. Unfortunately, the magicians of the House of Life are on the brink civil war, the Gods are divided, and the young initiates of Brooklyn House stand almost alone against the forces of chaos.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p> The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent's Shadow is the final thrilling instalment in award-winning author and Percy Jackson creator Rick Riordan's Kane Chronicles trilogy. Is their inherited magic enough to battle against the most powerful mythical forces that Egypt's gods have to throw at them?</p> <p> CARTER AND SADIE KANE, descendants of the magical House of Life, are in pretty big trouble. </p> <p>Despite their bravest efforts, Apophis, the giant snake of Chaos, is still threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness. Now the Kanes must do something no magician has ever managed - defeat Apophis himself. No pressure there then.</p> <p>Battling against the forces of Chaos, their only hope is an ancient spell - but the magic has been lost for a millennia. Will they find the serpent's shadow, or will they be led to their deaths in the depths of the Underworld?</p> <p>Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide</p> <p> Praise for The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent's Shadow: </p> <p>'Storytelling that will get readers hooked' - Philip Ardagh, The Guardian </p> <p> ' Witty and inspired. Gripping, touching and deliciously satirical.' - Times </p> <p>Rick Riordan is the award-winning writer of the Percy Jackson series, The Kane Chronicles and the Heroes of Olympus series. 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 starring Sean Bean, Pierce Brosnan and Uma Thurman in 2010. The series has gone on to become a chart-topping success.</p> <p>***Check out The Kane Chronicles website at www.kanechronicles.co.uk for games, puzzles, author interviews and much more.***</p>
Originally published: New York: Disney/Hyperion Books for Young Children; London: Puffin, 2012.
Serie/fortsättningsverk: The red pyramid -- The throne of fire -- The serpent´s shadow
Carter and Sadie Kane face the impossible task of defeating Apophis, the serpent of chaos, before he can destroy the mortal world. Unfortunately, the magicians of the House of Life are on the brink civil war, the Gods are divided, and the young initiates of Brooklyn House stand almost alone against the forces of chaos.