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The Scribes From Alexandria

AuthorCaroline Lawrence

NarratorNigel Anthony

SeriesRoman Mysteries, Book 15

Duration3h 30m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction

Key StageKS2

PublisherOrion

VersionAbridged

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It's May, AD 81. On their way back to Ostia from North Africa, the Roman merchant ship carrying Flavia and her friends is wrecked and one of the four detectives goes missing. A desperate quest takes the others to the Romano-Egyptian port of Alexandria: site of the great lighthouse, and the library and the tomb of Alexander the Great. Codes, riddles, anagrams and hieroglyphics lead search parties down the river Nile to pyramids' and sphinxes, temples and tombs, crocodiles and hippos. Now a major CBBC series.

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