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Myth & legend told as fiction

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Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

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Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

Nikita Gill

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories; Religion & beliefs; Feminism & feminist theory

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Empowering life lessons from myths and monsters. Wonder at Medusa's potent venom, Circe's fierce sorcery and Athena rising... [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

Paperback

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

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Once Upon a River: The Sunday Times bestseller

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Once Upon a River: The Sunday Times bestseller

Diane Setterfield

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

Paperback

'A truly extraordinary book' - Dinah Jefferies'I was completely spellbound' - Ruth Hogan'Just marvellous' - Jo Baker'A true... [more]

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

Dr Tom Birkett

Myth & legend told as fiction; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

The greatest legends, battles and heroics of Norse Mythology, brought to life and explained in fascinating detail. [more]

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The Nightjar

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The Nightjar

Deborah Hewitt

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Exciting, vivid and enthralling - The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt will take the reader on a journey involving betrayal, twisted... [more]

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Alix E. Harrow

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

Paperback

An exquisitely written, spellbinding debut about the call of adventure, love against the odds, and the power of stories to... [more]

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Little Snake

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Little Snake

A. L. Kennedy

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

Paperback

A magical, charming and deeply moving fable about love, family, war and resilience from the Costa Prize-winning author of... [more]

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The Fall of Gondolin (#3 Great Tales of Middle Earth) (Lord of the Rings)

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The Fall of Gondolin (#3 Great Tales of Middle Earth) (Lord of the Rings)...

J R R Tolkien

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

An essential historical reference for Middle-earth fans, (Entertainment Weekly), the final work of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth... [more]

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An Unreliable Man

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An Unreliable Man

Jostein Gaarder

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

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From the internationally bestselling author of Sophie's World, a novel about loneliness, language, lies and the power of storytelling.... [more]

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Inland: The New York Times bestseller from the award-winning author of The Tiger's Wife

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Inland: The New York Times bestseller from the award-winning author of The...

Tea Obreht

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

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THE NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE TIGER'S WIFE A man searching for a home he can't find. A woman bound to a home she can't... [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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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Lancelot

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Lancelot

Giles Kristian

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

Paperback

________________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

Paperback

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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Nordic Tales

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Nordic Tales

Chronicle Books, illustrated by Chronicle Books

Anthologies (non-poetry); Myth & legend told as fiction; Fiction in translation; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

Trolls haunt the snowy forests, and terrifying monsters roam the open sea. A young woman journeys to the end of the world,... [more]

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Snow Glass Apples (GN)

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Snow Glass Apples (GN)

Neil Gaiman

Myth & legend told as fiction; Graphic novels; Fiction-related items

Hardback

A stunning graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's retelling of Snow White. [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

A supernatural New York love story. [more]

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Circe

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Circe

Madeline Miller

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

Paperback

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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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]

$39.99

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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]

$50.95

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