The protagonist, Nagel, is a timid yet determined young boy who lives in ancient Babylonia. To prove himself and discover his roots, Nagel sets out on an adventure and encounters some new friends who help him find the courage and spirit within himself.
Nagel’s tale is both entertaining and heart-warming as a discouraged slave boy grows up to become a man both in outlook and in stature. Much of the beauty of Forester’s work is in the layout of the book itself, with its faux-parchment pages and the author’s own illustrations designed to look like ancient mosaics and paintings. But it is the attitude changes seen as Nagel matures that make this engaging coming-of-age story worth reading.
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Hello, Wilma here, and this is my first blog. I feel like I am talking to the whole world but here goes: If you are or have already read my book, I would love to get feed back on it. It is the kind of book you can read several times and get more out each time. I might...