Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

PLAYTHING OF THE GODS

He was Perseus, son of Zeus and Danae, born in disgrace, exiled to perish at sea, fated to survive at heavenly caprice -- until he met his love, defied the Gods and dared to fight them or die.

She was Andromeda, enslaved by her own beauty which beggared the heavens and brought a curse upon her city, her home, her heart....until Perseus accepted the Devil's own challenge, answered the deadly riddle and rode forth on his winged horse Pegasus to claim his love and to face the last of the Titans, armed only with a bloody hand, a witche's curse, and a severed head...

Title:Clash of the Titans
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780446966757
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    Clash of the Titans Reviews

  • Leo .

    What a cracking story. I really enjoyed the original film With Lawrence Olivier as Zues. Thought the remake was rubbish. Oh! Well, just like sometimes the old epic films will never be beaten...the sam...

  • John

    CLASH OF THE TITANS is a movie that time has rendered completely unwatchable. I was curious whether a book-version might still hold up...It kinda-sorta does. Alan Dean Foster puts more craft into it t...

  • J SC

    It is book that has a lot of action and it was an easy read. Really smooth the pages travel as fast as Periseu. It reinvents a the interaction between the Greek gods without going too far. I reccommen...

  • D. E.

    A tongue in cheek novel about an age old mystery which becomes an off the wall movie attended by many....

  • J

    Alan Dean Foster repeatedly demonstrated an ability to translate iconic films into novels of at least equivalent quality. This book is one such example.The story of Perseus is known the world over and...

  • Aj Swaim

    How many times can something that is dead kill?This story was written by Alan Dean Foster about the ancient Greek myth of Perseus. The book begins with Perseus' mother being executed by sea, Perseus' ...

  • Andy

    I'm a big fan of the 1981 movie and I enjoyed this novelization too.It zips along at a fair pace, with plenty of action, just like the movie. I did notice a few slight deviations in some sequences fro...

  • Gracy

    This was a lovely little book - very quick read, and told in an only slightly modernized Greek mythology style. Followed the legend as passed down through the centuries, but has a nice level of added ...

  • Liz

    As far as movie novelisations go, this is one of the better ones. Alan Dean Foster has clearly gone and tried to make it a separate book on its own, and it works. I haven't seen the film (the 1981 ver...

  • James

    It's a great, classic story. Way better than the updated movie, because there's meaningful dialogue. But the original movie, in my opinion, actually does a better job because the images are not that v...