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Myth & legend told as fiction

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The Odyssey

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The Odyssey

Barry B. Powell (Halls-Bascomb Professor of Classics Emeritus, Halls-Bascomb Professor of Classics Emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Poetry; Myth & legend told as fiction; Classical history & classical civilisation; Ancient religions & mythologies

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Modern and pleasing to the ear while accurately reflecting the meaning of the original, this Odyssey is a superlative translation... [more]

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Indexing (#1 Indexing)

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Indexing (#1 Indexing)

Seanan McGuire

Science fiction; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Never underestimate the power of a good story. Good advice...especially when a story can kill you. For most people, the... [more]

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Golem and the Djinni

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Golem and the Djinni

Helene Wecker

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

New York, 1899. Two strangers, one destiny. [more]

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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

Kathryn Waterfield, Robin Waterfield

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

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The Greek myths contain some of the most thrilling, romantic and unforgettable stories in all human history - and here they... [more]

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Fresh Meat (#11 Supernatural)

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Fresh Meat (#11 Supernatural)

Tim Waggoner

Horror & ghost stories; Myth & legend told as fiction; Fiction-related items

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The Winchester brothers step up their hunt as the last year of Dean's life ebbs away. While they try to complete their mission... [more]

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Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov

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Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov

Robert Chandler

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

Paperback

Includes tales such as young women go on long and difficult quests, wicked stepmothers turn children into geese and tsars... [more]

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Charlemagne and the Paladins

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Charlemagne and the Paladins

Julia Cresswell

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

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Explores the myths and legends of the great king Charlemagne, from the stories about his mother, Bertha Bigfoot, and his youthful... [more]

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Wicked Day (#4 Merlin)

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Wicked Day (#4 Merlin)

Mary Stewart

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

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The extraordinary story of the last days of Camelot by one of our most beloved storytellers, author of The Crystal Cave. [more]

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The Monkey King's Amazing Adventures: A Journey to the West in Search of Enlightenment. China's Most Famous Traditional Novel

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The Monkey King's Amazing Adventures: A Journey to the West in Search of...

Cheng'en Wu, Timothy Richard (1919 -)

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

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The story of the Monkey King, his incredible origin and downfall, and his epic quest to redeem himself with his trusted companions... [more]

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The Complete Fables of La Fontaine: A New Translation in Verse

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The Complete Fables of La Fontaine: A New Translation in Verse

Jean de la Fontaine

Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

In this wonderful, vigorously contemporary translation, Craig Hill has captured the liveliness, satiric wit, and poetic beauty... [more]

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The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings

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The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

Dramatic, compelling and comprehensive, this title retells the great cycle of Norse myths for the modern reader. [more]

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Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

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Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

J R R Tolkien

Poetry by individual poets; Horror & ghost stories; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

This previously unpublished work by J.R.R. Tolkien, written during the 1920s and 1930s, makes available the author's extensive... [more]

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The Song Of Troy

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The Song Of Troy

Colleen McCullough

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

Paperback

The tale of the Trojan War brilliantly retold by the bestselling author of THE THORN BIRDS. [more]

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The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights: Volume 2

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The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights: Volume 2

Robert Irwin

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end... [more]

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The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights: Volume 3

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The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights: Volume 3

Robert Irwin

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end... [more]

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The Nibelungenlied: The Lay of the Nibelungs

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The Nibelungenlied: The Lay of the Nibelungs

Cyril Edwards (Lecturer in German, St Peter's College, Oxford)

Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Poetry by individual poets; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Myth & legend told as fiction

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The Nibelungenlied is the greatest medieval German heroic poem, a revenge saga on an epic scale, which tells how dragon-slayer... [more]

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Le Morte Darthur: The Winchester Manuscript

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Le Morte Darthur: The Winchester Manuscript

Sir Thomas Malory

Myth & legend told as fiction

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The greatest English version of the stories of King Arthur, Le Morte Darthur was completed in 1469-70 by Sir Thomas Malory,... [more]

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Siddhartha

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Siddhartha

Hermann Hesse

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

Paperback

Integrating Eastern and Western spiritual traditions with psychoanalysis and philosophy, this title tells the story of a young... [more]

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The Vinland Sagas

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The Vinland Sagas

Leifur Eiricksson

Anthologies (non-poetry); Myth & legend told as fiction; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

Contains the descriptions of North America, a bountiful land of grapes and vines, discovered by Vikings five centuries before... [more]

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The Odyssey of Homer

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The Odyssey of Homer

Richmond Lattimore

Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

The most eloquent translation of Homer's epic chronicle of the Greek hero Odysseus and his arduous journey home after the... [more]

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The Prose Edda

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The Prose Edda

Snorri Sturluson, Jesse L. Byock

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

One of the great storybooks of the middle ages: a master storyteller from the thirteenth century recounts classic tales of... [more]

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Over Nine Waves

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Over Nine Waves

Marie Heaney

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

Paperback

'These legends are the action-packed stories - of ancient heroes, huge battles, attempted invasions, prophecies and spells,... [more]

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The Lost Book of Enki: Memoirs and Prophecies of an Extraterrestrial God

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The Lost Book of Enki: Memoirs and Prophecies of an Extraterrestrial God...

Zecharia Sitchin (Zecharia Sitchin)

Myth & legend told as fiction; Sagas

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The companion volume to The Earth Chroniclesseries that reveals the identity of mankind's ancient gods. [more]

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Day it Snowed Tortillas / El Dia Que Nevaron Tortillas: Folktales Told in Spanis

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Day it Snowed Tortillas / El Dia Que Nevaron Tortillas: Folktales Told in...

Joe Hayes

Myth & legend told as fiction; Folklore, myths & legends; Languages & ESL

Paperback

A Joe Hayes' classic, revealing the wit and wisdom of Hispanic New Mexico folklore. [more]

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The Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer

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The Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer

Jesse L. Byock

Literary essays; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

Combines mythology, legend and human drama. This book focuses on the heroic deeds of Sigurd the dragon slayer who acquires... [more]

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