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Olympians: Ares: Bringer of War
by George O'Connor | Graphic Novels
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 1/12/2018
Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Friday, January 12, 2018

7 out of 10

I've enjoyed others in O'Connor's "Olympians" series, including Hades, and picked up several more from Barnes and Noble. This one deals with Ares, god of war, but starts out with an interesting compare-and-contrast between him and Athena, who's a dab hand at battle herself. The author describes Athena as the strategist, logical, cold-blooded and precise, while Ares is the berserker, capable of amazing deeds when his blood is up... He's aided by his sister Eris, aka Discord, and his sons Deimos and Phobos (panic and fear); the illustrations of them all in action are pretty darned terrifying!

[The TV Tropes page on the Olympians has some entertaining tidbits.]  


Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at on Monday, March 19, 2018

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Released 1 mo ago (3/20/2018 UTC) at Little Free Library, Sargent Camp Rd in Hancock, New Hampshire USA

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I left this in the Little Free Library; hope someone enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in NH here.]

*** Released for the 2018 Oh the Places We Can Go release challenge, for the embedded "Olympia" in the title. *** 


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