Guardian of the Horizon

Guardian of the Horizon

Large Print - 2004
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The Emersons, banished from the Valley of the Kings, risk returning there in order to help the supposedly ill son of a close friend. Danger awaits them.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2004
Edition: 1st HarperLargePrint ed. --
ISBN: 9780060589806
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Peter 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xii, 594 p


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Nov 05, 2016

Sequel to "The Last Camel Died at Noon," which has the best title, at least, in the entire series. It's 10 years later, and at loose ends, the Emersons are visited in England by a relative of their friend, the ruler of the Lost Oasis in the Sudan, who needs their help. They blithely go off, never thinking anything can go wrong. Everything does, but of course Amelia, with the help of her family, and some others, gets out of all the troubles. The plot is a bit strained, but the humor's grand.


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Aug 20, 2015

“Villains are not always villains, and heroes are not always heroic; it is a pleasure to find a villain who is exactly what we took him to be.”

“Love settles like a warm blanket on the brain, smothering the critical faculties.”

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