The Eye of the Serpent

This book is set in Egypt in the year 1923 Fifteen year old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings Accompanied by his faithful valet, Coates, Alec is to spend his summer holidays working on his Uncle Will s archaeological dig It s not the first time he s spent his summer this way but this year things are different Uncle Will and his young assistant, ToThis book is set in Egypt in the year 1923 Fifteen year old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings Accompanied by his faithful valet, Coates, Alec is to spend his summer holidays working on his Uncle Will s archaeological dig It s not the first time he s spent his summer this way but this year things are different Uncle Will and his young assistant, Tom Hinton, have recently made an amazing discovery an ancient tomb hidden deep below the earth But only hours after opening its doors, Uncle Will falls mysteriously ill and Tom seems to have disappeared without trace Together with Ethan Wade, the young American soldier of fortune who is managing the dig in Uncle Will s absence, and a pretty French woman called Madeleine Duval, Alec sets about unravelling the tomb s mysteries.It features seemingly harmless animals that have turned into rabid killers long dead mummies are rising from their tombs the spirit of a powerful High Priest is claiming the bodies of the living as his living hosts and together Alec and Ethan must confront a terror that has waited three thousand years to be reborn.
The Eye of the Serpent This book is set in Egypt in the year Fifteen year old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings Accompanied by his faithful valet Coates Alec is to spend his summer holidays working

  • Title: The Eye of the Serpent
  • Author: Philip Caveney
  • ISBN: 9781862306080
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Eye of the Serpent”

    1. Not bad. I do enjoy the supernatural genre. It's below my reading level but I have had it on my shelf for a very long time, and I've been meaning to read it for AGES (well, I've been meaning to read a lot of the books on my shelf for ages).I didn't realise it was the first of a series, but seeing as it was the first, that's okay. There are a few forced happenings, and I found myself on a few occasions thinking "That couldn't have worked." or misunderstanding the physical setup of what was going [...]

    2. Η πρώτη περιπέτεια του Άλεκ Ντέβλιν είναι ένα πραγματικά καταπληκτικό βιβλίο και το κομμάτι της αφήγησης από τον Philip Caveney βοήθησε στο να γίνει γρήγορα ένας από τους αγαπημένους μου συγγραφείς. Και τι απόλαυση ήταν η ανάγνωση του. Ευχάριστα διαφορετικό από τα βιβλία του της [...]

    3. When Philip Caveney came into my advertising his books I think was really intrigued by the curse and really wanted to read the book.But when I got it I was a bit let down.The story is about a group of archaeologist who discover an evil being hidden in an Egyptian crypt and realise it in to the world.Alex Devlin the main character goes to the site and begins to notice strange things happening around the dig and embarks on the mission to rid the world of this evil being.I think the main reason I w [...]

    4. The eye of the serpent is a really good book it is based on a 15 year old who has a interest in anciet artifacts he is the nephew of one of the greatest archaeologists of that generation,while he is in school doing his studies, his uncle has disappeard.None of his team mates have herd from him ever since he supposedly found Ahrkenantan, one of the greatest kings that ruled the land many centuries agoso his nephew is sent on a trip to find him. But what he doesnt know that it sends him on a dange [...]

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