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Heroes : the Greek myths reimagined
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In this sequel to the bestselling Mythos, legendary author and actor Stephen Fry moves from the exploits of the Olympian gods to the deeds of mortal heroes. Perseus. Jason. Atalanta. Theseus. Heracles. Rediscover the thrills, grandeur, and unabashed fun of the Greek myths. Whether recounting a tender love affair or a heroic triumph, Fry deftly finds resonance with our own modern minds and hearts. Illustrated throughout with classical art inspired by the myths, this gorgeous volume invites you to explore a captivating world with a brilliant storyteller as your guide. • Each adventure is infused with Fry's distinctive voice and writing style. • Connoisseurs of the Greek myths will appreciate this fresh-yet-reverential interpretation, while newcomers will feel welcome. • Retellings brim with humor and emotion. In Heroes, Fry draws out the humor and pathos in both tender love affairs and heroic battles, and reveals each myth's relevance for our own time.--
Foreword -- Introduction -- Hera's dream -- Perseus -- Heracles -- Bellerophon -- Orpheus -- Jason -- Atalanta -- Oedipus -- Theseus -- Envoi -- The offspring of Echidna and Typhon -- The rages of Heracles -- Afterword -- List of characters.
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368 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map, genealogical table ; 25 cm.
Chronicle Books,
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San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2020.
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398.2 FRY
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