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Myth & legend told as fiction

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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The Silence of the Girls

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The Silence of the Girls

Pat Barker

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

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The Iliad, as experienced by the captured women living in the Greek camp in the final weeks of the Trojan War -- [more]

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The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun

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The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun

J. R. R. Tolkien

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

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Unavailable for more than 70 years, this early but important work is published for the first time with Tolkien's `Corrigan'... [more]

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

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The Greek myths are amongst the best stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as... [more]

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Conspiracy of Truths (#1 Conspiracy of Truths)

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Conspiracy of Truths (#1 Conspiracy of Truths)

Alexandra Rowland

Political & legal thriller; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

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A wrongfully imprisoned storyteller spins stories from his jail cell that just might have the power to save him--and take... [more]

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The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

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The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

Roberto Calasso

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Forming a link in a chain that reaches back through Ovid's Metamorphoses directly to Homer, Roberto Calasso's award-winning... [more]

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Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams

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Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams

Alexander McCall Smith

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

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The powerful retelling of the Celtic myth of Angus, god of dreams, from the number one Sunday Times bestselling author [more]

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Lancelot

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Lancelot

Giles Kristian

Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

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________________Set in a 5th century Britain besieged by invading bands of Saxons and Franks, Irish and Picts, Giles Kristian's... [more]

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Once and Future

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Once and Future

Amy Rose Capetta, Cori McCarthy

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Celtic religion & mythology; Science fiction (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA)

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A new King Arthur has risen and she's got a universe to save [more]

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Bulfinch's Mythology: Stories of Gods and Heroes

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Bulfinch's Mythology: Stories of Gods and Heroes

Thomas Bulfinch

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

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This first volume of Bulfinch's Mythology, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, includes the classic stories... [more]

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Gods of Jade and Shadow

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Gods of Jade and Shadow

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

The Mayan God of Death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark fairy tale inspired by Mexican... [more]

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Aesop's Fables: The Cruelty of the Gods

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Aesop's Fables: The Cruelty of the Gods

Carlo Gebler

Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

Hardback

The greatest collection of fables ever written, updated for our turbulent times. [more]

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Spinning Silver

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Spinning Silver

Naomi Novik

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

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By the award-winning author of Uprooted, Spinning Silver is a new take on the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin. [more]

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Miss Subways

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Miss Subways

David Duchovny

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Research & information: general

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A supernatural New York love story. [more]

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A Thousand Ships

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A Thousand Ships

Natalie Haynes

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

Paperback

A feminist retelling of the Trojan War - giving voices to the women the myths forgot... [more]

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Circe

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Circe

Madeline Miller

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

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In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child, not... [more]

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Little Darlings

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Little Darlings

Melanie Golding

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction

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`Chilling story...stunning' Clare Mackintosh `Taps into every woman's fear that she... [more]

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Lux

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Lux

Elizabeth Cook

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

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King David sings his psalms. A world away, King Henry plots. And courtier Thomas Wyatt sees them both, his beloved falcon... [more]

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Folk

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Folk

Zoe Gilbert

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

On the remote island of Neverness, the villagers' lives are entwined with nature: its enchantments, seductions and dangers.... [more]

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African Myths

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African Myths

Jake Jackson

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

Sub-Saharan Africa has a powerful tradition of storytelling. Despite the diversity of traditions, a number of beliefs and... [more]

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Gingerbread

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Gingerbread

Helen Oyeyemi

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Helen Oyeyemi, the prize-winning author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What is Not Yours is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and... [more]

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Firebrand (#6 Green Rider)

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Firebrand (#6 Green Rider)

Kristen Britain

Adventure; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

The much-anticipated sixth installment in the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Green Rider series. [more]

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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale

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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale

Jane Yolen

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

Paperback

Yolen breaks open ... [classic fairy tales and legends] to reveal their... [more]

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Bulfinch's Medieval Mythology

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Bulfinch's Medieval Mythology

Thomas Bulfinch

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

Bulfinch recounts tales from Camelot, dramatic narratives from The Mabinogeon, and stories of the noble warriors of British... [more]

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