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Limited Edition Only 150 Copies
Released November 1, 2018
ISBN 978-0241380369
Only 150 Copies
Limited Edition

£69.99

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Mortals and Monsters. Quests and Adventures . . .


There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes.


Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes.


In this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales. Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - who was raised by bears - outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples. Witness wily Oedipus solve the riddle of the Sphinx and discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera.


Filled with white-knuckle chases and battles, impossible puzzles and riddles, acts of base cowardice and real bravery, not to mention murders and selfless sacrifices, Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best.
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'Ebullient and funny' The Times


'Entertaining and edifying' Daily Telegraph


'A rollicking good read' Independent


'Fry exhibits enormous erudition and enthusiasm' Mail on Sunday


'The Greek gods of the past become relatable as pop culture, modern literature and music are woven throughout. Joyfully informal yet full of the literary legacy' Guardian

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