The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5)
While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands...more
From the beginning we can already see things are going to move quickly. Kronos has a lot of things up his sleeve and won't let Percy and the other demigods have a break. The book pretty much starts off with a bang and doesn't slow down from there. Annabeth and Percy's relationship is kind of strained and Rachel showing up isn't helping matters. I have to say all the books have a lot of act...more
I was surprised that most of the book is set in New York City but it actually makes sense since Mount Olympus is above the Empire State Building.
I liked this book so much for the same reasons that I liked the other books. It was so funny. The part with the peanut butter had me laughing...more
Riordan has filled this story to the brim with excitment, humor and danger.
Familiar characters return, and a few new ones are introduced. Rachel Elizabeth Dare, a mortal child who aided the half-bloods in the last book, The Battle of the Labyrinth, has a huge and important role to play.
It's kind of sad that there weren't be any more, but Riordan is going to be doing a "Camp Half-Blood" series which will sort of be a continuation of the existing story, just without the focus on the main characters from the Percy Jackson books. It's good in a way, since there's a bit more freedom to develop plenty of other characters and have plenty of plots and sub-plots going on, but...more
The Last Olympian is pretty much all out action from the first page, as the Titan God Kronos unleashes his attack upon the world. As with the end of every great series, there are great moments mi...more
Although this is a great book and I highly recommend reading it, the thing I dislike about it is that it doesn't follow the other books.
The author, Rick Riordan, put hints and clues in the previous books in this series of how the Olympians would win the war, however, he did nothing with them. For instance, in the third book, The Titan's Cure, the gods and goddesses on Olympus managed to obtain a monster that could bring the downfall of Olympus if someone other than the king of the gods, Zeus, sa...more
Another five stars for Percy Jackson! Riordan really pulled it out of the bag for a gripping, action filled, and surprisingly emotional finale.
The Last Olympian moved away from the standard Percy Jackson formula a lot: it’s not just Percy, Annabeth, Grover, and guest half-blood of the book – everybody is involved – and there’s no ‘road trip’ element either. Everything is firmly set and grounded in New York, the site where the final battle between Titans and demigods will take place. After...more
the last book from the percy jackson series is definitely a great read!
think of all the mythical creature you can think of, it's all in here! from monsters,to drakons,to titans,to the 12 Olympians everything is present. Everytime I open this book i feel like my surroundings magically transforms in to this world that the book describes I feel like I'm also slaying the monsters,I feel like I'm part of the battle but i also notice that this book is quite different cause i am used to...more
Ok, a little longer than that. I have really come to love the characters in this series, and so I almost dreaded finishing this book even though I was almost dying to see what happened. This series didn't have the same butterfly-belly-anticipation as the Harry Potter finale held for me, simply because I'd had to wait so long for Harry to fight his last stand....more
hmmmm....... baca kalimat diatas mengingatkan gw akan seorang eh seekor makhluk yg suka berkeliaran di skype....
buku ini ditutup dengan sebuah ramalan besar lagi..
mungkin seri selanjutnya menceritakan ramalan ini kali ya....
adhe makasih ya dah dipinjemin buku ini :*
The Titan War was a battle between the Olympian Gods and the Titans. It happened in Thessaly. Now, the war will start again but it will happen in Manhattan, New York.
Kronos is now ready to take revenge and destroy Olympus. His army was stronger than ever and that includes Typhon, a monster who almost stopped the Gods from winning the Titan war thousand years ago. The Gods focused on killing Typhon, forgetting...more
Los personajes de esta serie son fantásticos, Annabeth, Grover, Tyson, Quiron, Nico, Thalia, Clarisse, los gemelos Stoll, Rachel, Luke,...more
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Place of Birth: San Antonio, TX
Education: Attended Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio. Worked as an editor for the school newspaper and won third place in state for UIL feature writing. Also got in trouble for publishing an underground newspaper that made fun of the school, especially the losing football team. (The football team later egged my car). Began college at North T...more