The Ugly Goddess

Resigned to her fate as consort of the god Amun, 14 year old Princess Meret prepares to be confined in a temple for the rest of her life, with only a statue of the ugly goddess Taweret for company Meanwhile, a young Greek soldier Hector determines to save her from that fate in the hopes of winning her love And when the magical statue of the goddess disappears, it is theResigned to her fate as consort of the god Amun, 14 year old Princess Meret prepares to be confined in a temple for the rest of her life, with only a statue of the ugly goddess Taweret for company Meanwhile, a young Greek soldier Hector determines to save her from that fate in the hopes of winning her love And when the magical statue of the goddess disappears, it is the lowly shopsweeper Bata who finds it When the three meet and join forces in a desperate race across the desert, they find that the very security of Egypt is at stake Although only Bata knows the secret of the statue s powers, the wry and long suffering goddess uses all her wisdom and humor to guide the young people in their quest.With its fast paced plot, exciting adventures and escapes, and hint of romance, this book appeals to boys and girls alike.
The Ugly Goddess Resigned to her fate as consort of the god Amun year old Princess Meret prepares to be confined in a temple for the rest of her life with only a statue of the ugly goddess Taweret for company Mea

  • Title: The Ugly Goddess
  • Author: Elsa Marston
  • ISBN: 9780812626674
  • Page: 218
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “The Ugly Goddess”

    1. I chose this book to read for my Global History I class. I'm not a big fan of Historical Fiction books but this book was worth reading. It is about a shop sweeper named Bata. His master Smendes has made a statue of the goddess Taweret and it is up to Bata to deliver the statue of the goddess to Princess Meret after his master passes away. Meanwhile, Princess Meret is kidnapped and it is up to Bata and a Greek soldier named Hector to save the princess and present the statue. They have to do it qu [...]

    2. Faith vs. reason is a clear theme of the book. The author is not a Christian, and the reality of the Egyptian gods may be unnerving to Christian readers. The book is dedicated to those who had faith in the goddess, which could mean only the writing of the book.

    3. I'm sure its good in an educational way since tries so hard to be historically accurate, but I also got bored right away. So I only made it a few paragraphs. That's really all it takes for me to know I won't enjoy something.

    4. In most historical fiction set in Egypt that I have read, the story takes place either during Cleopatra's reign or during the eighteenth dynasty. It was interesting to read a story set during the twenty-fifth dynasty.

    5. was boring at some times, but it was a unique and interesting story. i loved how the goddess came to life, but i didn't really like Meret's attitude. and bata was a little tooexplained.

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