The Stolen Lake by Joan Aiken

By Joan Aiken

Readers who've Dido Twite’s escapades in BLACK HEARTS IN BATTERSEA and NIGHTBIRDS ON NANTUCKET will welcome her go back in her wildest experience yet.
Now again in print, THE CUCKOO TREE and THE STOLEN LAKE proceed the Wolves Chronicles, the exhilarating and creative sequence that stemmed from Joan Aiken’s vintage THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE.
a stunning piece of dramatic, snowballing event, THE STOLEN LAKE is stuffed with fantastical info: revolving palaces, witches who're additionally courtroom dressmakers, an apocalyptic volcanic eruption, and an infernal nation with a obvious loss of lady youngsters. On her as far back as London aboard the British man-of-war Thrush, twelve-year-old Dido Twite unearths herself and the group summoned to the help of the tyrannical queen of recent Cumbria. A neighboring king has stolen the queen’s lake and is conserving it for ransom, and it’s as much as Dido and the team to stand fireplace, flood, execution, and wild beasts to get the lake again — in any other case.

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At first they tried to obtain it effortlessly, from the waters of the Persian Gulf; but when that failed, they embarked on toilsome mining operations in southeastern Africa. Some 300,000 years ago, the Anunnaki assigned to the African mines mutinied. It was then that the chief scientist and the chief medical officer of the Anunnaki used genetic manipulation and in-vitro fertilization techniques to create' 'primitive workers"-the first Homo sapiens to take over the backbreaking toil in the gold mines.

The Sumerian text leaves no doubt that the erstwhile invader orbited the Sun: He crossed the heavens and surveyed the regions, and Apsu's quarter he measured; The Lord the dimensions of the Apsu measured. Having circled the Sun (Apsu), Nibiru/Marduk continued into distant space. But now, caught forever in solar orbit, it had to tum back. On his return round, Ea/Neptune was there to greet him and Anshar I Saturn hailed his victory. " The Lord paused to view her lifeless body. To divide the monster he then artfully planned.

We have known, of course, that Earth was a watery planet, but it has been assumed that it is uniquely so. Many will undoubtedly recall science-fiction tales wherein aliens come to Earth to carry off its unique and life-giving liquid, water. So even if the ancient texts had in mind Tiamat's, and hence Earth's, waters, and if this was what was meant by the "water which is below the Firmament," what water was there to talk about regarding that which is "above the Firmament"? -that the asteroid belt had, indeed, as the ancient text reported, divided the planets into two groups.

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