Mythos : The Greek Myths Retold by Stephen Fry
STEP INTO ANOTHER WORLD - OF MAGIC, MAYHEM, MONSTERS AND MANIACAL GODS - IN STEPHEN FRY'S MOMENTOUS SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, MYTHOS'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best
'the gods will be pleased' Times
Discover Stephen Fry's magnificent retelling of the greatest myths and legends ever told.
No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly or brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses. In Stephen Fry's vivid retelling, we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus and follow doomed Persephone into the dark and lonely realm of the Underworld.
We shiver in fear when Pandora opens her jar of evil torments and watch with joy as the legendary love affair between Eros and Psyche unfolds. Mythos captures these extraordinary myths for our modern age - in all their dazzling and deeply human relevance.
NOW THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MYTHOS SUITE, STEPHEN FRY AND DEBBIE WISEMAN'S MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF FRY'S THRILLING RETELLINGS'A head-spinning marathon of legends' Guardian'
An Olympian feat.
The gods seem to be smiling on Fry - his myths are definitely a hit' Evening Standard'
'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant, all hail Stephen Fry' Daily Mail
'A rollicking good read' Independent
SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
- Series: Stephen Fry's Greek Myths
- Format: Paperback / softback
- 464 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
- ISBN: 9781405934138
- Published: 26 Jul 2018
- Poetry by individual poets
- Myth & legend told as fiction
- Readership: General
- Weight: 352g
- Dimensions: 128 x 197 x 31 (mm)
- Pub. Country: United Kingdom
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