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Percy Jackson and The Last Olympian

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Author:  Rick Riordan
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Most people get presents on their sixteenth birthday. I get a prophecy that could save or destroy the world. That's how it is when you're the son of Poseidon, God of the Sea. According to an ancient prophecy, bad things will happen when I turn sixteen - because I'm the one who gets to decide the fate of the entire world. But no pressure. This is the one where Kronos, Lord of the Titans, is beginning his attack on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Oh, and the dreaded (and not to mention enormous) monster Typhon is also heading our way. So it's me and forty of my demigod friends versus untold evil . . .

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Nov 20,2014
5

The Percy Jackson series is one of my favourites along with Harry Potter. I love the characters especially Annabeth and the way they interact with eachother.

In the last Olympian, Percy's strength and resilience is tested to breaking point. war is inevtable but will Percy and camp Halfblood come out as victors? read the book to find out!

i recommend ths book to children over the age of 10.

Oct 28,2014
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5

Omg. Percy ajckson is AMAZING.this book is totally one of rick riordans best. I think he left us on a little of a cliff hanger in the end.but he did make the next series so that was good. I think it's an amazing book and Luke, we shall all miss you and we highly thank you for your courage. If u r looking for a book woth a series behind it and in front of it and woth a lot of action and includes Greek mythology, THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU. Get it now.

Oct 03,2014
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Percy Jackson and the last Olympian is the last book in the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan. The story foucus on a certain boy, Percy Jackson. His adventure starts when Percy found out that Greek Gods exists and himself being the son of Poseidon, a Demigod. He is then sent to Camp Half-blood, a camp especially for Demigods, a place where they train to fight monsters that are attracted to them. Percy never wanted to be a Half-blood, but of course something else just seemed to come along, a porphecy. A prophecy that just might either destory or save Olympus and the sons and daughters of the big three(Zeus, Poseidon and Hades) are it. Percy would have never thought it would be him. 

As Kronos has finally risened, Percy's sixteen birthday were just a week away. You know what this means. After having a relaxing summer vacation ruined, Percy and the son of Hephaestus, Charles Beckondorf went on a mission to try to destroy Kronos on the Princess Andromeda. Unfortunately Percy was captured by Luke which we know that from the last book, Kronos had taken over his body. Charles sacrificed himself and Percy made it out. After waking up, he finds himself in Poseidon's Kingdom. After talking to his Father, he was sent to Camp Half-blood to fufill the full prophecy. From then on Percy discovered more about the past of Luke and his family and how all this came to be. The main battle is set in Manhattan where Mount Olympus is locate on the 600th floor of the Empire State Building. The battle was between Kronos and Percy Jackson and his forty other Demigod friends. 

The story is a little slow paced in my opinion, since the battles didn't start until the somewhere the middle of the book. The story is set in Percy's point of view(First person) The language isn't complicated and easy to understand what was happening during the book. I enjoyed it immensely, it had good humour and a lot of questions were answered in this book. It kept me interested and action-packed. I recommend anyone who enjoys any sort of mythology. 

Apr 07,2014
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4

I love Percy Jackson. This is my favorite book. This is the one where Kronos finally invades Mount Olympus in New York. The action is awesome. The story stretches back to the great prophecy from World War 2 and Luke Castellans past is rediscovered by Percy and Nico di Angelo. This book features almost all of Percy’s demigod friends fighting to save the world. We find that all of the people we thought would be extra; Grover, Tyson, and Rachel are some of the most important (spoilers) Ranging from a member of the Council of Cloven Elders to becoming the Oracle of Delphi. Not only that but we find that Luke actually loved his father in the end and sacrificed himself to save the world. Although, there could have been a greater plot at the end beyond just having a clean ending to Kronos dying but maybe seeing what Annabeth would do when she was designing things or seeing Bekendorf’s ghost with Silena’s. Overall, I think the book and the series has been one adventure after another with lots of plot to keep us occupied.

Apr 20,2013
5

Rick Riordan has made this book so thrilling that I hung onto his every word. Its so magical, funny, sad and happy.

Apr 15,2013
5

an amazing book

 

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