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Myth & legend told as fiction

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Scandal in Battersea (#12 Elemental Masters)

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Scandal in Battersea (#12 Elemental Masters)

Mercedes Lackey

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

The twelfth novel in Mercedes Lackey's magical Elemental Masters series reimagines Sherlock Holmes in a richly-detailed alternate... [more]

$49.95

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Norse Mythology

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Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman

Myth & legend told as fiction; Humanities

CD-Audio

Introducing an instant classic-master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths. [more]

$39.95

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Beren and Luthien

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Beren and Luthien

J. R. R. Tolkien

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

Painstakingly restored from Tolkien's manuscripts and presented for the first time as a continuous and standalone story, the... [more]

$44.99

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The Children of Jocasta

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The Children of Jocasta

Natalie Haynes

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

Hardback

A stunning reimagining of the Oedipus and Antigone stories told from the perspectives of the women the myths overlooked. [more]

$41.95

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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]

$32.99

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Greek and Roman Myths

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Greek and Roman Myths

Jake Jackson

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

The dark forces of the ancient world were held at bay by the resourceful and emerging civilisations of Greece and Rome that... [more]

$19.99

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Once and Future King

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Once and Future King

T. H. White

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

The classic novel of King Arthur.<br /><br />A beautiful paperback edition... [more]

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One Thousand and One Nights

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One Thousand and One Nights

Hanan Al-Shaykh

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

The Arab world's greatest folk stories re-imagined by the acclaimed Lebanese novelist Hanan al-Shaykh, published to coincide... [more]

$19.99

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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]

$23.99

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Mirinda Sorchisto de Oz (Wizard of Oz Esperanto)

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Mirinda Sorchisto de Oz (Wizard of Oz Esperanto)

L Frank Baum

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

Paperback

La Mirinda Sorcxisto de Oz estas romano por infanoj, publikigita unue en 1900 en Usono. En la centro de la historio staras... [more]

$69.95

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The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

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The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

Angela Carter

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

In eighteenth century France, Charles Perrault rescued from the oral tradition, fairy tales that are known and loved even... [more]

$19.95

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The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition

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The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition

Robert Graves

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

Paperback

Features the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan... [more]

$35.00

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Aboriginal Stories

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Aboriginal Stories

A. W. Reed

Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories; History; Folklore, myths & legends; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

This volume presents a collection of myths and legends gathered from various sources, representing the diverse tapestry of... [more]

$24.99

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Aboriginal Myths

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Aboriginal Myths

A. W. Reed

Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories; History; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

A collection of stories exploring dreamtime myths through ancient images, such as the Rainbow Snake, the discovery of fire,... [more]

$19.99

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Myths and Legends of China

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Myths and Legends of China

Edward Theodore Chalmers Werner

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

Paperback

Highly readable, well-illustrated compilation includes myths about the gods of China, stars, water, fire, tales about the... [more]

$35.95

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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

Paperback

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

$22.99

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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]

$22.99

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Ten Thousand Doors of January

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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]

$32.99

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Once Upon a River

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Once Upon a River

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]

$19.99

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Mythic Dream

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Mythic Dream

John Chu, Leah Cypess, Indrapramit Das

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

Paperback

An all-new anthology of eighteen classic myth retellings featuring an all-star lineup of award-winning and critically acclaimed... [more]

$26.99

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Grace Year

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Grace Year

Kim Liggett

Science fiction; Myth & legend told as fiction; Feminism & feminist theory

Paperback

Tierney James lives in an isolated village where girls are banished at sixteen to the northern forest to brave the wilderness... [more]

$32.99

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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; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

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

$29.99

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Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark

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Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark...

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]

$45.00

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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; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories; Religion & beliefs; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

Accompanied by beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, Nikita's poems and stories weave old and forgotten tales of might, fury... [more]

$29.99

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Ness

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Ness

Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood

Myth & legend told as fiction; Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

What happens when the land comes to life?<br /><br />Somewhere on a salt-and-shingle... [more]

$29.99

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