Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school... again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook ...
and into his life. An worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has ben stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.
Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.
Not so bad, but not great, either. Certainly not "unputdownable", as they say.Somehow, you can feel the author is a teacher: it is there, in some unnecessary explications that Riordan just seems unable to avoid. And he says so himself, even if it is
..."it is referred to Chiron: "Once a teacher, always a teacher." Anyway, I think I may go on with the series. Maybe. Continua...Nascondi
L'ho appena finito di leggere.Non ho mai letto un libro più scontato.Percy, Annabeth e Grover sono tre idioti hanno grandi conoscenze della mitologia greca e non prevedono niente di quello che gli succede.Questo libro non mi ha lasciato
..." niente.Sconsigliato vivamente.C'è molto meglio in circolazione.Continua...Nascondi
I'm not sure why it has taken me so long to read this book, because I thoroughly enjoyed it. Percy is a loveable hero who suffers from ADHD, as well as dyslexia. However, these disabilities do not stop him in any way. He is clever, courageous, loyal
..." and stubborn, and his inability to keep quiet at times can land him in serious trouble. I also really liked Percy's two friends, Grover and Annabeth who accompany Percy on his quest. I am so glad I finally picked up this book as Riordan has woven a page-turning, modern, action-packed adventure effortlessly with Greek mythology to create a delightful read for all ages.Continua...Nascondi