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Sign of the Anchor

Author(s): Nevin, Evelyn C. Pages: 157
Publisher: Westminster Date of Publication: 1947
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome & Corinth Period: t/o Nero (Code: 7b5)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: c
Mystery: n First Person:
Subject: Lykon, a boy who lived in Corinth, during the days of that cityÕs domination by Rome, is the hero. When his father is jailed as a Christian plotting to overthrow Nero, the boy is sent into slavery in Rome. Thanks to this mysterious sign of the anchor the boy is rescued & returns to Corinth which has been liberated [because of the cityÕs enthusiasm for NeroÕs acting]. (BkRevDig 1947, p. 671)
Unique Qualities:
Rating: Kirkus 15:422 Ag 15 Ô47 ÒDull historical story which fails to bring the period to life or make the chazracters & their reactions inevitable.Ó EW Turpin
Review By:
Review In: Library J 72:1694 D 1 Ô47 & San Francisco Chronicle p6 N 30, Ô47

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