This is the promotional short film for Heirloom Audio Production’s award-winning audio adventure, “The Cat of Bubastes.” Based on G.A. Henty’s novel by the. The sacred cat of Bubastes has accidentally been slain; now young Chebron must pay for the offense with his own life, as this is the law of the Pagans in Egypt . The Cat of Bubastes. G. A. HENTY ( – ). G.A. Henty’s “tale of ancient Egypt” tells the story of Amuba, prince of the Rebu, who is taken.

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However, once the men reach Egypt, the storyline quickens and becomes more interesting. Henty Enslaved by the conquering Egyptian army, young Amuba finds friendship in the house of an Egyptian high priest. Toggle navigation LibriVox Audio Books. Amuba and Jethro find themselves given over to the priest Ameres who is not bubasets highly educated and wise but also kind-hearted, taking them into his family as companion and carer for his children Chebron and Mysa, respectively rather than as servants.

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Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video. But getting to Egypt cwt only the start of the adventure. It was well-paced, but will still keep you on the edge o Can I give this book ten stars?

Enslaved by the conquering Egyptian army, young Amuba finds friendship in the house of an Egyptian high priest. From the shimmering sands of ancient Egypt, comes an epic tale of mystery, intrigue, and suspense. Henty is one of those old authors who you either love or find boring.

The main character is a prince of the Rebu people named Amuba, whose people have been conquered. It is a powerful portrayal of the strengths of the religion of the One True God compared to the foolishness of idolatry. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.


Henty wrote George Alfred Henty, better known as G. The final three chapters were heavy with geographic details of the flight of the main characters from Egypt.

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt

The Cat of Bubastes. Frankly I wasn’t sure I would make it through the first 30 minutes, but the story started to rope me in. But it’s not just the historical accuracy, which perhaps is more the fault of Henty’s sources than Henty himself.

His heroes are diligent, intelligent, and dedicated to their country and bibastes in the face, at times, of great peril Edit Storyline From the shimmering sands of ancient Egypt, comes an epic tale bubastea mystery, intrigue, and suspense. I happen to love him. He also has no sense of ‘show, don’t tell’, and the characters feel stilted and interchangeable instead of fully realised people.

The Cat of Bubastes

I thought they mixed ancient Egyptian history and an interesting storyline very well. Henty’s novel by the same name. OK, if you’re superior then so be it. Mar 08, Lekeshua rated it liked it Shelves: Not very well-known, but surprisingly good. Oct 21, Lisa rated it it was amazing. When Egypyians conquer the land of Rebu, the prince bubadtes the king’s trusted advisor are taken as slaves.

Chebron, the son of a high Egyptian priest, flees for his life taking his sister Mysa, one of the household slaves Amuba and several companions with him. In short, Henty’s heroes live through tumultuous historic eras meeting leaders of that time. Streams of Civilization, Test Booklet.

I admit that ct first couple of chapters which are mostly battle scenes made me gubastes with despair. We listened to the audiobook version while in the car. Many elements of a best-seller are here, hidden under a nineteenth century style that didn’t age well. It is the story of a young prince who becomes a slave when the Egyptians conquer his people, then is made a fugitive when his master accidentally kills a sacred cat.


But, I loved it anyway. For me, as an older reader used to more sophisticated writing, the lack of character development was a disappointment and the flat dialog was distracting. My biggest complaint is that I find myself pausing every couple of paragraphs to paraphrase for the boys.

Thankfully my littl We listened to the audiobook version while in the car. Caden feels that the book was wholly appropriate for him. These Henty historical novels keep coming up in my life.

Refresh and try again. The author’s outlook I’m assuming influenced heavily by the books of contemporary antiquarians is completely a product of the times in which it was written in the 19th century, and as a result there’s a deep misunderstanding of the historical cultures he writes about.

See 1 question about The Cat of Bubastes…. After his father, the king of the Rebu, is killed in battle with the Egyptian army and the Rebu nation is conquered by the Egyptians, the young prince Amuba is carried away as a captive to Egypt, along with his faithful charioteer, Jethro.

On to the review From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The critical dramatic plot twist has occurred and now the protagonists must face their destiny.