2009: 149. The Battle of the Labyrinth

“The last thing I wanted to do on my summer break was blow up another school.”

The Battle of the Labyrinth, Rick Riordan

       The fourth Percy Jackson book, and like the others, I think that the concept is better than the writing, but that it’s still good fun.  I just adore the notion that the Greek Gods are still around, and not only kicking but siring children and influencing mortal lives.  In this installment, Percy finds that time is running out in the battle between the Gods and the Titans, and that the only way he can try to save the Gods (and possibly humanity) is to travel through Daedalus’s famous labyrinth, at great danger.  I don’t have much more to say about the book - I intend to finish the series, cause I suffer from need to know itis, but I don’t think they really bear deep analysis.  They’re fun, and the modern version of Greek things continue to be clever and that’s about it.

Date/Place Completed:  December 2009; D.C.

Categories:  Fiction

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