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The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson, Book 1 | [Rick Riordan]

The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson, Book 1

An action-filled audio recording of The Lightning Thief, published to tie in with the release of the star-studded and eagerly awaited Percy Jackson film. Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek god. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's when things started really going wrong. Now I spend my time fighting with swords, battling monsters with my friends and generally trying to stay alive.
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An action-filled audio recording of The Lightning Thief, published to tie in with the release of the star-studded and eagerly awaited Percy Jackson film.

Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek god. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's when things started really going wrong. Now I spend my time fighting with swords, battling monsters with my friends and generally trying to stay alive.

This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea . . .

©2006 Rick Riordan; (P)2006 Penguin Audiobooks Ltd

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    7/18/14
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    "Great story, disappointing narration"
    If you could sum up The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson, Book 1 in three words, what would they be?

    Exciting, innovative, strong


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson, Book 1?

    The battle with the Minotaur is well written and the one part that is particularly well narrated


    What three words best describe Walter Lewis’s voice?

    Whiney, irritating, urgent


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Easily listened to in ine sitting if you have the time.


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    A great story unfortunately spoiled by a below standard narration.

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