Heroes Of The Olympus: The Lost Hero is a fantasy adventure novel based on Roman and Greek mythology.
Summary Of The Book
The first in a series of novels titled Heroes of The Olympus, the book was written in an attempt to unravel several untouched Roman and Greek myths.
Heroes Of The Olympus: The Lost Hero begins with Jason returning to consciousness on a school bus next to Piper, his girlfriend, and Leo, his best friend. Jason is suffering from memory loss and can’t recollect many things. As the trip proceeds, the trio and the coach are attacked by Dylan, a classmate who turns into a storm spirit. Jason, to everyone’s surprise, turns one of his coins into a sword and fights with it. The fight ends with Coach Hedge, actually a satyr, being taken captive by a spirit and a flying chariot arriving to pick the trio up. However, a classmate Annabeth is upset when she finds that her boyfriend, whom she had come looking for as directed by Goddess Hera, is not amongst them.
After returning to the camp, the trio discovers that they are all demigods and are assigned the task of rescuing Hera, who has been captured. During the operation, they meet several gods and Jason also meets his sister, who he had been separated from at the age of two.
The trio seek the help of their respective parents to rescue Hera. However, after the same, the King of Giants rises with Hera’s energy and disappears down under the earth when Hera attempts to kill him. Will Jason comprehend what these occurrences mean? Will he be able to overcome the memory loss he suffered initially? All these questions and more are answered in this book.
Heroes Of The Olympus: The Lost Hero received rare accolades and won the Barnes & Noble award for the best book in 2010 and also remained a bestseller for quite some time.
About Rick Riordan
The complete name of the author is Richard Russell Rick Riordan and he is mostly known for writing the bestseller series Percy Jackson & The Olympians. He edited Demigods And Monsters and helped write ten books from The 39 Clues Series. His other books include The Lightning Thief, The Battle Of The Labyrinth, The House Of Hades, The Son Of Neptune, The Mark Of Athena, The Throne Of Fire, and The Maze Of Bones, Southtown.
He was born and brought up in San Antonio, Texas, where he worked as an editor for his school newspaper and then did his graduation from the University of Texas, completing a double major in History and English. He also taught English and Social Sciences at Presidio High School for about 8 years. He won The Hampshire Book Award and his series, Percy Jackson & The Olympians was also made into a movie by 20th Century Fox. He has also received many other awards like the Edgar Award, Mark Twain Award, and Shamus Award.
27 Oct, 2011
Fun to read, a definite page turner
26 Oct, 2012
17 Jan, 2012
Best Book ever!
1 Jan, 2012
Huge Dissapointment (read only if you are a die hard Pjo or Hoo fan)
30 Oct, 2014
Amazing Book - Great Creativity and Imagination
12 Apr, 2012
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