miércoles, 24 de febrero de 2010

The mummy returns

Title- The mummy returns

Title: The Mummy Returns

Author: John Whitman

Publisher: Penguin Readers

Level: 2

Characters: Rick O'Connell , Evelyn O'Connell and her son Alex

Setting: In Egypt

Time: In the ancient Egypt

Plot: Rick O'Connell and his wife Evelyn live happily in his London home with his son, ten years after the adventures in Egypt and their struggle against the Mummy. But peace has come to an end because the fearsome Mummy is again alive on the land called by reincarnation. Together again, their plans to conquer the world pass by reviving the Scorpion, a brutal, legendary warrior who sold his soul to the god Anubis, in order to defeat him and take command of his monstrous army. Again, Rick and his friends must try to save humanity.

End: Rick O'Connell's son Alex saves the humanity

Personal opinion: The movie is much better, if you see the movie, it is easier to read the book.

Jonathan Fuentes, 4 ESO
Title: The MUMMY Returns

Title: The MUMMY Returns

Author : John Whitman

Publisher: Penguin Readers

Reading level : 2 Elementary (600) words / American English

Characters: Rick O'Conell, Evelyn O'Connell and his son Alex

Setting: In the ancient Egypt

Time: Ancient Egypt

Plot: The book is about a story that happened many years ago in ancient Egypt, the Scorpion King led a large army, but when he sold his soul to Anubis, the Scorpion King was erased from history and it is unclear whether it existed or it was a myth. Rick and Evelyn O'Connell are still discovering new artifacts with his son Alex, who is 8 years old. They discover the bracelet of Anubis. But the high priest rose with the intention to control the Scorpion King's army through the bracelet of Anubis.

The best of the book: The final fight (pages 32-37)

The end: They manage to save humanity.

Personal opinion: The book is pretty good, but seeing the movie, I prefer the movie best. Also, the vocabulary used in the book is very well chosen and it is easy to read.

Roberto Sena, 4 ESO

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