[Reading] ➿ The Akhenaten Adventure (Children of the Lamp, #1) ➶ P.B. Kerr – 1sm.info

The Akhenaten Adventure (Children of the Lamp, #1) Two american children find out that they are actually Jinn or Genie and set off to London to help out their Uncle, er, Nimrod Not a bad book, slightly action adventurish, but spolied by stilted writing and a quite bizarre hatred for the French, which might be ment to be humerous, but instead comes off as quite xenophobic The former might be because the author tends to write for adults and was trying to write down for children the latter, I have no explaination for, unless his English Sco Two american children find out that they are actually Jinn or Genie and set off to London to help out their Uncle, er, Nimrod Not a bad book, slightly action adventurish, but spolied by stilted writing and a quite bizarre hatred for the French, whi Though I ve read thousands of books, the ones I discovered as a youngster are special They re like beloved relatives, worthy of a hug every time and fondly remembered Yes, sure, now I m too old for Journey to the Mushroom Planet But it still gets a messy kiss from me I can still vicariously enjoy the wonderful summer vacation of the children in Arthur Ransome s famous Swallows and s E Nesbitt and Edward Eager and their magic games Alan Garner s and Lloyd Alexander s Celtic and Welsh Though I ve read thousands of books, the ones I discovered as a youngster are special They re like beloved relatives, worthy of a hug every time and fondly remembered Yes, sure, now I m too old for Journey to the Mushroom Planet But it still gets a messy kiss from me I can still vicariously enjoy the wonderful summer vacation of the children in Arthur Ransome s famous Swallows and s E Nesbitt and Edward Eager and their magic games Alan Garner s and Lloyd Alexander s Celtic and Wels The New York Times Bestselling Adventure About Two Twins, Many Djinns, And One Very Magical Quest Meet John And Philippa Gaunt, Twelve Year Old Twins Who One Day Discover Themselves To Be Descended From A Long Line Of Djinn All Of A Sudden, They Have The Power To Grant Wishes, Travel To Extraordinary Places, And Make People And Objects Disappear Luckily, The Twins Are I Huaaaakalian bisa belajar banyak tentang dunia jin Misalnya kek gini Jin baik namanya marid sedangkan jin jahat namanya Ifrit atau iblis lirik lelembut hippo,rada2 mencurigakan memang Kalo jin masuk ke tubuh mahluk hidup, mereka harus menyediakan parfum karena pas balik ke tubuh semula, bau makluk hidup yang ditumpangi bakal nempel di badan apalagi kalo u masuk ke tubuh unta, disarankan mandi parfum aja Kalo u berhasil mensegel ifrit dalam hal ini memasukannya dalam botol ato kal Huaaaakalian bisa belajar banyak tentang dunia jin Misalnya kek gini Jin baik namanya marid sedangkan jin jahat namanya Ifrit atau iblis lirik lelembut hippo,rada2 mencurigakan memang Kalo jin masuk ke tubuh mahluk hidup, mereka harus menyediakan parfum karena pas balik ke tubuh semula, bau makluk hidup yang ditumpangi bakal nempel di badan apalagi kalo u masuk ke tubuh unta, disarankan mandi parfum aja Kalo u berhasil mensegel ifrit dalam hal ini memasukannya dalam botol ato kaleng ato lampu ato bahkan kotak korek api, pasti sudah bisa nebak contohnyakan baiklaaaah jaga2 kalau kalian lupa lampu aladin masukan dalam freezer karena kalo dia berhasil keluar, dia ga ba The book, inspired clearly by Harry Potter if not Rick Riordan s Percy Jackson books, was ok The two protagonists, a set of twins who discover that they are djinn with magical powers, felt cookie cutter and never really seemed to break out of the mold.To make things worse, there were a fair number of xenophobic comments spread throughout the book, the French receiving a good number of shots hygiene being the number one thing attacked though Egyptians were not far behind.Coming at the book wit The book, inspired clearly by Harry Potter if not Rick Riordan s Percy Jackson books, was ok The two protagonists, a set of twins who discover that they are djinn with magical powers, felt cookie cutter and never really seemed to break out of the mold.To make things worse, there were a fair number of xenophobic comments spread throughout the book, the French receiving a good number of shots hygiene being the number one thing attacked though Egyptians were not far behind.Coming at the book with adult sensibilities, I was clearlysensitive than my 10 year old daughter who just breezed by these blissfully unaware.That said, the combination of fairly mediocre writing and near bigotry or to be generous just poorly honed humor was tough to get past The final straw was the author, who is quite prolific and Have you read the Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan It was like reading that but at the same time nothing fancy like that because i like this one better I liked how it was written I dunno, i really liked how UK writers write It was like in the same boat as Red Pyramid, being Cairo and travelling in London and other parts of the world but not in a very hectic manner like Rick Riordan s throwing all information to you that you were sick of it and you cannot take it any This story was a fresh Have you read the Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan It was like reading that but at the same time nothing fancy like that because i like this one better I liked how it was written I dunno, i really liked how UK writers write It was like in the same boat as Red Pyramid, being Cairo and travelling in London and other parts of the world but not in a very hectic manner like Rick Riordan s throwing all information to you that you were sick of it and you cannot take it any This story was a fresh perspective from the source of magic of the magiciansmade me remember Bartimaeus the whole lot because he is a Djiin too, and was trapped to Nathaniel s bidding So here, siblings with a Djiin roots and on their puberty they have to acknowledge their powers as Dj Semua hal yang tidak mungkin terjadi di dunia nyata dengan mudah terwujud di dunia fantasi Tidak heran jika ratusan cerita bahkan mungkin saja kini jumlahnya mencapai ribuan bermunculan Imajinasi setiap orang dengan dibiarkan bebas menciptakan karakter demi karakter yang dilengkapi dengan keistimewaan yang mengundang decak kagum Setidaknya semua yang saya tuliskan diatas ada pada karakter di buku ini Lihat saja Layla, wanita cantik yang menikahi Edward Gaunt, seorang pria baik hati dan kaya Semua hal yang tidak mungkin terjadi di dunia nyata dengan mudah terwujud di dunia fantasi Tidak heran jika ratusan cerita bahkan mungkin saja kini jumlahnya mencapai ribuan bermunculan Imajinasi setiap orang dengan dibiarkan bebas menciptakan karakter demi karakter yang dilengkapi dengan keistimewaan yang mengundang decak kagum Setidaknya semua yang saya tuliskan diatas ada pada karakter di buku ini Lihat saja Layla, wanita cantik yang menikahi Edward Gaunt, seorang pria baik hati dan kaya rayaserta memiliki anak anak yang cerdas dan sehat, John dan Philipa Seakan ingin melengkapi keberuntungan yang dimilikinya, di rumah ia memilii dua ekor anjing yang benar benar luar biasa Saya pikir tak satupun orang di dunia ini yang sepandai Alan dan Neil, yang bisa memahami keinginan tuannya untuk mengganti saluran televisi, pergi ke toko kue dan mengambilkan sekantong bagel tanpa memakanny I remember this book It s been years since I read it, but I also remember that it was a thoughtful gift from a friend She said she knew I loved book with talking animals, but couldn t find any so she hoped this was alright To be honest, I always been fascinated by 1001 Arabian Nights so this was a nice little di I found this an entertaining, quick to read adventure book, and the central idea, that some people in the modern day world are djinns of the ancient legends whose task is to protect the world, is nice enough But the plot solutions were too facile and convenient, and so it was not really as exciting and fun as it could have been However, what bugged me the most was the attitudes the author showed, through the narrative and the attitudes of the characters, towards, well, pretty much anything tha I found this an entertaining, quick to read adventure book, and the central idea, that some people in the modern day world are djinns of the ancient legends whose task is to protect the world, is nice enough But the plot solutions were too facile and convenient, and so it was not really as exciting and fun as it could have been However, what bugged me the most was the attitudes the author showed, through the narrative and the attitudes of the characters, towards, well, pretty much anything that was not American white upper class and thin Such xenophobia, especially tow What a really cute book I will definately let my daughter read this book when she is older I ve seen some criticism s about the issue of smoking in this book In the book, the reason why Djinn smoke is because they are made of fire and they like heat and smoke But the character, Nimrod, clearly states in the book that smoking is fine for Djinn but terrible for humans But isn t smoking bad for you Objected John It s terribly bad for human beings, yes But not at all bad for djinn Person What a really cute book I will definately let my daughter read this book when she is older I ve seen some criticism s about the issue of smoking in this book In the book, the reason why Djinn smoke is because they are made of fire and they like heat and smoke But the character, Nimrod, clearly states in the book that smoking is fine for Djinn but terrible for humans But isn t sm

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