[[ PDF / Epub ]] ★ Snakehead Author Ann Halam – Stg2bio.co

PERSEUS, THE GOD TOUCHED Son Of Zeus And A Mortal Princess, Takes His Easy Life On The Island Of Serifos For Granted, But He Knows He Lives In Troubled Times First The Gods, Now The Politicians, Send Trouble Rumbling Across Land And Sea.When A Beautiful Stranger, A Fugitive From Another Disaster Zone, Arrives On The Island, Perseus Is Smitten But Andromeda Isn T All She Seems She Must Die To Save Her People, And A Stunning, World Changing Discovery Will Die With Her, Unless Perseus Abandons Everything To Confront The Medusa Quest From The Hardcover Edition.


10 thoughts on “Snakehead

  1. Mely Mely says:

    Historical fantasy retelling the legend of Perseus and Andromeda and the killing of Medusa the fantasy aspects are mentioned early, but becomeprominent later on, which feels a little unbalanced there s so muchat the end than the beginning Good on the politics of the Greek city states as the Achaians come from inland and displace the old, tribal, matriarchal societies with apatriarchal and militaristic culture Halam has some anachronistic touches, sometimes just with languag Historical fantasy retelling the legend of Perseus and Andromeda and the killing of Medusa the fantasy aspects are mentioned early, but becomeprominent later on, which feels a little unbalanced there s so muchat the end than the beginning Good on the politics of the Greek city states as the Achaians come from inland and displace the old, tribal, matriarchal societies with apatriarchal and militaristic culture Halam has some anachronistic touches, sometimes just with language refugees sounds so modern, even if the concept is old and sometimes not Danae s adoptive father invents spaghetti Sometimes this was striking, bringing the harsh nature of events home refugees and sometimes it just felt silly spaghetti What s most striking is the Ethiopian princess Andromeda, who takes the symbolic Phoenician script a step...


  2. Katie Katie says:

    Snakehead was like a breath of fresh air for my summer reading The author retells the story of Perseus best known for chopping off Medusa s head and Andromeda best known for being chained to a giant rock as a sacrifice to a sea god monster The book starts with teenage Perseus living a quiet life on a small Greek island, just waiting for the chance to prove himself and rid his home of its unjust king Andromeda is fleeing her role as sacrifice and arrives on the island of Serifos in disguis Snakehead was like a breath of fresh air for my summer reading The author retells the story of Perseus best known for chopping off Medusa s head and Andromeda best known for being chained to a giant rock as a sacrifice to a sea god monster The book starts with teenage Perseus living a quiet life on a small Greek island, just waiting for the chance to prove himself and rid his home of its unjust king Andromeda is fleeing her role as sacrifice a...


  3. Terry Terry says:

    I am a big fan of historical fiction and retellings of myths legends Unlike the popular Percy Jackson books which takes place in modern times , this story takes place in ancient Greece, although the author intentionally sticks in some anachronisms which seem out of place The author uses both first person for Perseus and third person for everyone else s ...


  4. Justine Justine says:

    I love Greek mythology, but I read the first chapter of this novel and couldn t really get into it.


  5. Areej Chaudhary Areej Chaudhary says:

    Ann Halam retells the story of Pursues and Andromache Perseus takes his life very easy on Serifos, but this happiness doesn t last for long as Gods and politics come in the way That s when Perseus meets Andromache, a beautiful stranger from another disaster zone Perseus s main challenge in this book is choosing whether to leave with Andromache, or go face to face with Medusa.I rated this book 2 stars because I found it very boring To me, the author describes characters with very few details, Ann Halam retells the story of Pursues and Andromache Perseus takes his life very easy on Serifos, but this happiness doesn t last for long as Gods and politics come in the way That s when Perseus me...


  6. Debbie Debbie says:

    I tried to read the book Several days in a row I think I had problems because it was an advance reader I got from a teacher friend, but the opening two chapters were too tough to get into The relationships between characters seemed wrong, a few ...


  7. Erica Erica says:

    Book Talk Perseus lives a quiet life on a small island with his mother, until one day he meets a beautiful princess on the run from her parents Before long, Perseus own father, Zeus shows up to complicate his life further and set him on a quest to kill Medusa, whose looks can literally kill The old gods of the islands are on the decline as the new Olympian gods rise, but where do humans stand Are they ever anythingthan the play things of these gods, subje...


  8. Nesa Sivagnanam Nesa Sivagnanam says:

    Perseus takes his easy life on Serifos for granted, but he knows he lives in troubled times First the gods, now the politicians, send trouble rumbling across land and sea Perseus has long lived in the household of Papa Dicty, the rightful king of the island Serifos His mother, Danae, was a princess of Argos, and his father is Zeus Perseus is less interested in this heritage than he is in keeping Papa Dicty s taverna running When an earthquake sends refugees to Serifos, including the beaut Perseus takes his easy life on Serifos for granted, but he knows he lives in troubled times First the gods, now the politicians, send trouble rumbling across land and sea Perseus has long lived in the household of Papa Dicty, the rightful king of the island Serifos His mother, Danae, was a princess of Argos, and his father is Zeus Perseus is less interested in this heritage than he is in keeping Papa Dicty s taverna running When an earthquake sends refugees to Serifos, including the beautiful Kore which means girl , Perseus realises that things are coming to a head As Kore, who is actually Andromeda, begins to reveal her secrets, the silent war between Dicty and his brother usurper Polydectes heightens, and Perseus is sent on ...


  9. The Library Lady The Library Lady says:

    I m a sucker for mythology the old traditional mythology I grew up with Some of the current gods in modern times books have been entertaining, but I love the old stories best.Ann Halam here retells one of my favorites that of Perseus and Andromeda Did you realize that they are the ONLY couple in the traditional myths with a HAPPY ending Halam re imagines the tale a bit She adds some in jokes and contemporary touches, but they integrate well into the story and won t make it seem dated in a I m a sucker for mythology the old traditional mythology I gr...


  10. Courtney Courtney says:

    We ve heard the story of Perseus and Medusa, but we ve never heard it from Perseus s point of view before Here you ll meet a cast of characters both familiar and new, including Andromeda, Cassiopeia, Dictys, Jason and his crew and many, many others It s an interesting enough retelling, told with a bithumor than most Yet it still somehow seems to drag and I found myself struggling to keep interest in the story, even though I love Greek mythology and the concept of re envisioning classic We ve heard the story of Perseus and Medusa, but we ve never heard it from Perseus s point of view before Here you ll meet a cast of characters both fa...