Percy Jackson and the last Olympian is about a boy called Percy Jackson who is the son of Poseidon (the Greek sea god). This book is part of a pentalogy (a five book series)It’s the last book in the series.
This book is full of suspense from the moment you meet Charles Beckendorf (a son of Hephaestus who is the Greek god of fire) to the moment the last clinks of swords in battle. When Charles Beckendorf comes, he tells Percy it’s time to go to Kronos’s (a Titan) ship. When they go to the ship, they find out that someone in camp-half blood (a camp to train Demi-gods) is a spy. This is especially bad because there is a prophecy that says, when a child of the big three (Zeus the god of the gods; Hades the god of the underworld; and Poseidon) turns sixteen, they will make a decision that could change the fate of the world forever! In this book, Kronos is very clever and he distracts the gods from the actual battle. An old sea god comes back and starts a battle with Poseidon. All of the rest of the gods are fighting Typhon. Hestia ( the last Olympian) helps Percy Jackson with his quest. Hestia was once part of the 12 gods but so that there wouldn’t be a massive argument, she stepped down and let Dionysus take her place.
I would recommend this entire series as they are all amazing books. I will do a review of other books in this series later on. If you are interested in this series, there is another series which leads on from this series those books are also amazing and they include the Roman Gods as well as the Greek. I would recommend this book to people who are over 10. You can read from a younger age but you might need to read it with an adult. Although events in this book might not have happened in the actual myths, the Demi-Gods have to remember myths to be able to defeat the monsters. It’s a fun way to learn about Greek mythology. I would rate it 5/5 as it is a excellent book. I hope you enjoy this book if you decide to get it.
By Chloë Willoughby