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Myth & legend told as fiction

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Sundarkaand: Triumph Of Hanuman

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Sundarkaand: Triumph Of Hanuman

Tulsidas, Shyam Prakash

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religious & spiritual fiction; Graphic novels; Traditional stories (Children's&YA); Comic strip fiction & graphic novels (Children's&YA)

Paperback

A story of unquestioned devotion and righteousness, Sundarkaand is an episode from the Hindu epic Ramayana, where Hanuman... [more]

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Two Strange Tales

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Two Strange Tales

Mircea Eliade

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

Paperback

No event in our world is real, my friend. Everything that occurs in this universe is illusory... And in a world of appearances,... [more]

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The Fall of Arthur

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The Fall of Arthur

J. R. R. Tolkien

Poetry; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

The world first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the extraordinary story of the final... [more]

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Draupadi: Fire-born Princess

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Draupadi: Fire-born Princess

Saraswati Nagpal

Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Draupadi was a beautiful princess who was born out of a fire and with a strange destiny -- this is her story of struggle and... [more]

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Rats' Tales

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Rats' Tales

Carol Ann Duffy

Anthologies (non-poetry); Myth & legend told as fiction; Anthologies (Children's&YA); Traditional stories (Children's&YA)

Paperback

On Beasts and Beauties, on which Carol Ann Duffy and Melly Still also collaborated: 'The first night audience did not exit... [more]

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Hercules

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Hercules

Fred Van Lente

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends; Role-playing, war games & fantasy sports

Paperback

Hercules battled gods, men and monsters in a lifetime of violence and destruction. Today, Hercules is best known for his 'twelve... [more]

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Jason and the Argonauts

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Jason and the Argonauts

Neil Smith

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

Paperback

Accepting the quest in order to regain his kingdom, Jason assembled a crew of legendary heroes, including Hercules, Orpheus,... [more]

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Last Enchantment (#3 Merlin)

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Last Enchantment (#3 Merlin)

Mary Stewart

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

Paperback

The story begun in The Crystal Cave and continued in The Hollow Hills reaches its climax in The Last Enchantment, the final... [more]

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The Adventures Of Amir Hamza

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The Adventures Of Amir Hamza

Abdullah Bilgrami, Ghalib Lakhnavi

Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

This abridgment is based on the 2007 edition --Colophon. [more]

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Realms Thereunder (#1 Ancient Earth Trilogy)

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Realms Thereunder (#1 Ancient Earth Trilogy)

Ross Lawhead, Thomas Nelson Publishers

Science fiction; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Ancient legend tells of an army of knights that will remain sleeping until the last days. The knights are waking up. [more]

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The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend

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The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend

Peter Ackroyd

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

The legend of King Arthur has retained its appeal and popularity through the ages: Mordred's treason, the knightly exploits... [more]

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Hera: The Goddess and Her Glory

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Hera: The Goddess and Her Glory

George O'Connor

Myth & legend told as fiction; Graphic novels

Paperback

O'Connor introduces readers to the Queen of the gods and goddesses in the Pantheon. This volume tells the tales of the many... [more]

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My Mother She Killed Me My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales

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My Mother She Killed Me My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales

Gregory Maguire, Gregory Maguire

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

Paperback

The fairy tale lives again in this book of 40 new stories by some of the biggest names in contemporary fiction--Michael Cunningham,... [more]

$34.99

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Myth and Creative Writing: The Self-Renewing Song

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Myth and Creative Writing: The Self-Renewing Song

Adrian May

Creative writing & creative writing guides; Literary studies: general; Literary companions; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

This title is a unique and practical guide to the arts of creative writing. It gives a historical perspective on the storyteller's... [more]

$62.99

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The Grimm Reader: The Classic Tales of the Brothers Grimm

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The Grimm Reader: The Classic Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Maria Tatar

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

Paperback

Forty of the most famous and celebrated stories from the Brothers Grimm translated and edited by a leading professor of folklore.... [more]

$26.95

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Mercier and Camier

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Mercier and Camier

Samuel Beckett

Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Intangible things, traps in the mind, that voice we hear, the stop-start understanding, the ongoing bewilderment, the fear.'... [more]

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Baba Yaga Laid an Egg

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Baba Yaga Laid an Egg

Dubravka Ugresic

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

Paperback

Dubravka Ugresic retells the myth of Baba Yaga -one of the most famous stories in Russian and Eastern European mythology.... [more]

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Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

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Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Michael Ward

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Children's literature studies: general; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Michael Ward argues convincingly that medieval cosmology, a subject which fascinated Lewis throughout his life, provides the... [more]

$23.95

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Voracious Children: Who Eats Whom in Children's Literature

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Voracious Children: Who Eats Whom in Children's Literature

Carolyn Daniel, Carolyn Daniel

Myth & legend told as fiction; Trauma & shock; Radiology; Forensic medicine; Radiography

Paperback

Exploring the way food is used to seduce, and coerce within children's literature, and its readers, this book tackles questions... [more]

$79.99

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The Last Days of the Lacuna Cabal

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The Last Days of the Lacuna Cabal

Sean Dixon

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

Paperback

An original, mischievous rites of passage novel which will delight fans of offbeat fiction such as `Salmon Fishing in the... [more]

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Bears of England

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Bears of England

Mick Jackson

Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

Including bears in chains, the circus bears of Bristol, the Victorian sewer bears and the spirit bears of the early years,... [more]

$35.00

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Ice Land

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Ice Land

Betsy Tobin

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Ice Land is an epic tale of forbidden love infused with the rich history and mythology of Iceland. [more]

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The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

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The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

J. R. R. Tolkien

Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

This de luxe collector's edition features the first edition text and contains a facsimile page of Tolkien's original manuscript.... [more]

$202.99

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Complete Fairy Tales Of Oscar Wilde

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Complete Fairy Tales Of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Anthologies (non-poetry); Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

Paperback

Published here alongside their evocative original illustrations, these fairy tales by the celebrated playwright and poet include... [more]

$9.99

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Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

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Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

Nelson Mandela

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

CD-Audio

Celebrated performers, including Gillian Anderson, America Ferrera, Whoopi Goldberg, and Alan Rickman, donate their talents... [more]

$33.99

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