The Age of Zeus
by James Lovegrove
Solaris Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781906735685
Date: 15 April 2010 List Price £7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
James Lovegrove is a long time fave writer of mine, the kind of author who is so choc-full of ideas that he's perhaps hard for publishers to profile. Each of his books offers up a different kind of delight - see these links for my reviews of Untied Kingdom, Provender Gleed and The Fledging Of Az Gabrielson) Lovegrove is a truly protean writer and in his latest offering he shows off his talents most fulsomely. The Age of Zues is published by Solaris and is a follow-up to his novel The Age of Ra which was enthusiastically reviewed by our own Liz De Jager back in our August 09 issue.
"The Olympians appeared a decade ago, living incarnations of the Ancient Greek gods on a mission to bring permanent order and stability to the world. Resistance has proved futile, and now humankind isunder the jackboot of divine oppression. Then former London police officer Sam Akehurst receives an invitation too tempting to turn down, the chance to join a small band of geurilla rebels armed with high-tech weapons and battlesuits. Calling themselves the Titans, they square off against the Olympians and their ferocious mythological monsters in a war of attrition which not all of them will survive!"