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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Tyrant's Tomb by Rick Riordan.  

You will get to the Tiber alive. You will start to Jive.  

The former God Apollo is having a pretty rough time of it. Well, for one thing, he's called Lester. But being an awkward mortal teenager is the least of his worries.  

Though he and his friends (some of them) have emerged from the Burning Maze, they still have a triumvirate to defeat, oracles to rescue and prophecies to decipher so that the world may be saved, and Lester can become Apollo once again.  

But right now, Caligula is sailing to San Francisco to deal with Camp Jupiter personally, and they have to get their first. Or risk its destruction.....

©2019 Rick Riordan (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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Tearable narrator

The worst narrator I have ever heard in my life chouse it if you want but be warned this is a very bad narrator

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Excellent book Rick,

It was another amazing book. Really good.
I like how he put it together killing two emperors and 1 king but saving Neuro for later.

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One of the best books

Amazing and interesting and still inspiring
just fantastic the way he/she makes it 🤩 just wow

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Great series

love this author, love the Percy Jackson books. Wasn't sure about the trials of Apollo at first, but has totally sucked me in same as the rest.

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Amazzziinnggg👁👄👁

I love it soooo much !!!!!
this is the 34th time I’ve read it it is AMAZINGLY AMAZING
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The book

I love 💕 the book so so so much and I am only 12,did you know the man that wrote this book’s son has dyslexia like me,so cool.If I could give this book more then 5 stars I would.This book made me not want to stop listening which I don’t find in most books.

Man who wrote this book thx and tell your son he is not the only one with reading problems

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I love it!

This book is amazing. I strongly believe that everyone should read it. I give it... A FIVE OUT OF FIVE! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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AMAZING Narrators pronunciation is weird

This book is really good besides the fact that Robbie Daymond i feel like pronounces Franks last name Zhang and Praetor are wrong i fell like Zhang is pronounced ZH-AH-NG and praetor i feel like is pronounced PR-EE-T-OR but other than that it was AMAZING

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  • 06-06-2020

the Best

The story was great with all the twists and turns. Robbie_Daymond&Rick_Riordan are top of the top

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-10-2019

Yayyy~

Robbie Daymond makes this story come alive. Rick Riordan is as amazing and funny as always. What more can we ask for? Although (spoiler alert?) Frank almost scared me to death.
I’m looking forward to the next book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-07-2020

Amazing

In quarantine I’ve revisited the Percy Jackson series, Heroes of Olympus, listened to the Magnus Chase series, the Kane chronicles, and moved onto this. Every single one has been brilliant, and this has been no exception. It’s really gripping, and I can’t wait for the Tower of Nero to come out. 😌
I hadn’t liked the narrator very much in this book, but the story kept me going through

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  • aw7212
  • 30-09-2019

Rick Riordan never disappoints

Rick Riordan never disappoints! He is my 'J. K. Rowling' so to speak, having grown up with his books and after waiting over a year for this book and I listened to it all within 24 hours of buying it. Rick has an absolute talent for mixing humor and seriousness without either being overwhelming. I love that Apollo has embraced his humanity and realized that he wasn't as perfect as he thought when he was a God. He has truly changed for the better and I can only hope when the series comes to an end he truly will remember what it's like to be human. I await The Tower of Nero anxiously! I'll just have to reread the other series from start to finish again.

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  • Samuel
  • 28-09-2019

As good as it is, I feel it’s just ok

It’s fun to listen to and enjoyable but it’s not enough to say it’s one of my favourites, I want better pacing and would like more from Lavinia but overall it’s fun and nice to listen to

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-12-2020

Best book in the series so far

Once again the Reader did an excellent job and really brought the story to life. (Seriously, pay the man well, Audible)
The story is probably the darkest so far but still has room for comedy that always hits the right note. This is my new favourite book in the series.

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  • Collette
  • 08-12-2020

good

took a while to finish due to going to sleep while its playing but its still amazing and it never never will get worse only better 🙃 🙂

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  • Miss Tracy Booth
  • 04-12-2020

Really enjoying this series.

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think I may be enjoying this series more than the percy Jackson and the new propercey series I love Apollo/Lester P and meg I am finding very funny and don't remember laughing so much on percy Jackson 2 series, though it covers more horrors and a load of nasty monsters it still managed to stay light hearted, will be sorry when the series ends.

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  • Miss M Pye
  • 23-07-2020

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great book need the next one. cant wait to know if apollo survives against nero

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  • Evelyn M Wilkins
  • 05-07-2020

Love it

It's a great book but the way the narrator pronounces some words strangely but still great 👍 book

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  • sue page
  • 06-06-2020

Great! 😀😎

Rick Riordan writes with comedy and wit, the story was really funny, I enjoyed it alot.😀😀😎

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  • s Sporkmann
  • 29-03-2020

Amazing

only is the best book I've ever heard and I am a big book worm

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