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Myth & legend told as fiction

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Follow Me To Ground

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Follow Me To Ground

Sue Rainsford

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Horror & ghost stories; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

'Equal parts beauty and horror, and unlike anything you will read this year' TEA OBREHT'Seethingly assured debut fuses magical... [more]

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Inland: From the award-winning author of The Tiger's Wife

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Inland: From the award-winning author of The Tiger's Wife

Tea Obreht

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

Hardback

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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English Fairy Tales and Legends

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English Fairy Tales and Legends

Rosalind Kerven

Myth & legend told as fiction; British & Irish history; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

12 classic English fairy tales and their history reissued for 2019. These are stories of giants, dragons, fairies and Arthurian... [more]

$19.99

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Faeries, Elves and Goblins: The Old Stories and fairy tales

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Faeries, Elves and Goblins: The Old Stories and fairy tales

Rosalind Kerven

Myth & legend told as fiction; British & Irish history; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

Faeries, elves, goblins, leprechauns, brownies, spriggans and many other supernatural beings leap vividly off the page in... [more]

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Arthurian Legends

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Arthurian Legends

Rosalind Kerven

Myth & legend told as fiction; British & Irish history; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

The definitive book of stories from Arthurian legend, featuring the Knights of the Round Table, Wizard Merlin and King Arthur... [more]

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African Myths & Tales: Epic Tales

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African Myths & Tales: Epic Tales

Flame Tree Studio (Gothic Fantasy)

Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

Africa south of the Sahara possesses a rich body of folk tales and legends passed down over hundreds of years, often sharing... [more]

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Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

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Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

Grimm

Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

Hardback

Originally published in 1812, the fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm are malevolent and dark, and certainly not for... [more]

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For The Immortal

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For The Immortal

Emily Hauser

Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

Paperback

'Offers a fresh and feminist take' Madeline Miller, bestselling author of Circe Thousands of years ago, two remarkable women... [more]

$22.99

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The Nine Cloud Dream

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The Nine Cloud Dream

Kim Man-Jung

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Fiction in translation

Paperback

A portion of this book first appeared in different form as The ghost story in Azalea: journal of Korean literature & culture,... [more]

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Little Darlings

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Little Darlings

Melanie Golding

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

Hardback

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

$32.99

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City of Dust

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City of Dust

Michelle Kenney

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

The fight is never over. [more]

$26.99

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Gingerbread

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Gingerbread

Helen Oyeyemi

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

Hardback

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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Conan the Barbarian

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Conan the Barbarian

Robert Ervin Howard

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

The character has become a multi-faceted industry all on his own with toys, comics, card games, role playing games, TV series,... [more]

$29.99

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf: Dark Star Trilogy Book 1

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf: Dark Star Trilogy Book 1

Marlon James

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

Hardback

Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter - and he always works alone. But when he is engaged to find a child... [more]

$45.00

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Once Upon a River

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Once Upon a River

Diane Setterfield

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

Hardback

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

$27.99

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Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson

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Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson

David Grossman

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

Paperback

A daring retelling of the story of Samson, from the author of the Man Booker International Prize-winning A Horse Walks Into... [more]

$22.99

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Chinese Myths & Tales: Epic Tales

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Chinese Myths & Tales: Epic Tales

Flame Tree Studio

Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

Great floods and river Gods, snake spirits, and Immortals, China's unique set of mythological tales are derived from its vast... [more]

$44.99

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The Book of One Hundred Riddles of the Fairy Bellaria

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The Book of One Hundred Riddles of the Fairy Bellaria

Charles Godfrey Leland

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Myth & legend told as fiction; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

Presented here is a forgotten classic from one of America's most popular writers and artists of the nineteenth century;... [more]

$36.99

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The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta: The Celebrated California Bandit

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The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta: The Celebrated California Bandit...

John Rollin Ridge

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

Paperback

With a new foreword by Diana Gabaldon, the #1 New York Times bestselling... [more]

$29.99

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Wrecker

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Wrecker

Noel O'Reilly

Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

Paperback

`Compelling' Sunday Times A powerful debut exploring the dark side of Cornwall - the wrecking and... [more]

$29.99

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Perthshire Folk Tales

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Perthshire Folk Tales

Lindsey Gibb, C.A. Hope

Anthologies (non-poetry); Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

An enchanting collection of folk tales retold by professional storytellers [more]

$29.99

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All The Ever Afters: The Untold Story Of Cinderella's Stepmother

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All The Ever Afters: The Untold Story Of Cinderella's Stepmother

Danielle Teller

Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

In the vein of Wicked, The Woodcutter, and Boy, Snow, Bird, a luminous reimagining of a classic tale, told from the perspective... [more]

$29.99

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The Fall of Gondolin

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The Fall of Gondolin

J. R. R. Tolkien

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

In the Tale of The Fall of Gondolin are two of the greatest powers in the world. There is Morgoth of the uttermost evil, unseen... [more]

$172.99

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Wicked Weird & Wily Yankees: A Celebration of New England's Eccentrics and Misfits

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Wicked Weird & Wily Yankees: A Celebration of New England's Eccentrics and...

Stephen Gencarella

Biography: historical, political & military; Myth & legend told as fiction; History of the Americas; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback

Wicked Weird & Wily Yankees explores and celebrates the eccentric personalities who have left their mark on the region in... [more]

$27.99

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Metamorphica

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Metamorphica

Zachary Mason

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

Hardback

In the tradition of Zachary Mason's bestselling first novel, The Lost Books of the Odyssey - where he recast episodes from... [more]

$39.99

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