In total, there are 1,824 pages in the "Percy Jackson" book series. Written by Rick Riordan, the series includes five books: "The Lightning Thief," "The Sea of Monsters," "The Titan's Curse," "The Battle of the Labyrinth" and "The Last Olympians."
The bestselling series tells the story of Percy Jackson, a young demigod who must eventually lead the battle against the evil Lord of Time. Riordan, also a popular mystery novelist, originally created the blend of myth and modern fantasy as a bedtime story for his son. The "Percy Jackson" books have sold millions of copies around the world and have been translated into many different languages. The series was also adapted into popular Hollywood films and graphic novels.Learn More
Louise's heart trouble and the open window from which she gazes are examples of symbolism in "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin. Symbolism in the story is used to illustrate Louise's lack of freedom and desire for independence.Full Answer >
In 1952, the short story "The Virgin" by Filipino author Kerima Polotan Tuvera won both the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature and first prize in the Philippines Free Press literary contest. It also appeared in numerous short story anthologies.Full Answer >
The satirical utopian novel "Erewhon" was published anonymously in 1872 by Samuel Butler (not the 17th-century poet Samuel Butler). Intended as a criticism of Victorian life, "Erewhon" sold very well, partly because its audience assumed someone famous wrote it.Full Answer >
Veronica Roth's debut novel "Divergent" has 39 chapters. The popular young adult novel is set in a dystopian future in which people are divided into five factions based on their personality types and aptitudes.Full Answer >