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Myth & legend told as fiction

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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 dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the Thames. Replete with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the... [more]

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Leprechauns: The Myths Legends and Lore

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Leprechauns: The Myths Legends and Lore

Bob Curran

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

Explore the magic, mischief, and mystery behind Ireland's most iconic and beloved mythical creature: the leprechaun. Leprechauns... [more]

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Cassandra

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Cassandra

Sharma Shields

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

Hardback

The Cassandra follows a woman who goes to work in a top secret research facility during WWII, only to be tormented by visions... [more]

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The Silence of the Girls: Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019

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The Silence of the Girls: Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction...

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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Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson

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Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson

David Grossman

Fiction & Literature; 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]

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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

Hardback

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

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The Blue Salt Road

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The Blue Salt Road

Joanne M. Harris

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

Hardback

A perfect autumn and Christmas read, this combines the harshness of nature with the spookiness of a ghost story and the comfort... [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

Hardback

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

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A Conspiracy of Truths

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A Conspiracy of Truths

Alexandra Rowland

Political & legal thriller; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Hardback

A wrongfully imprisoned storyteller spins stories from his jail cell that just might have the power to save him--and take... [more]

$47.95

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Lancelot

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Lancelot

Giles Kristian

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

Paperback

Treachery and jealousy rule men's hearts and the fate of Britain itself rests on a sword's edge.Set in a 5th century Britain... [more]

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The Beast's Heart

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The Beast's Heart

Leife Shallcross

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

A richly magical retelling of the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale, from the point of view of the Beast. [more]

$19.99

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The Secret of the Lost Pharaoh

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The Secret of the Lost Pharaoh

Carolyn Arnold

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Adventure; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Archaeologist Matthew Connor and his friends set off for Egypt in search of the legendary Emerald Tablets when a colleague... [more]

$35.95

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Circe: The International No. 1 Bestseller - Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019

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Circe: The International No. 1 Bestseller - Shortlisted for the Women's...

Madeline Miller

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); 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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Queens of Innis Lear (#1 Queens of Innis Lear)

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Queens of Innis Lear (#1 Queens of Innis Lear)

Tessa Gratton

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

A KINGDOM AT RISK, A CROWN DIVIDED, A FAMILY DRENCHED IN BLOOD [more]

$27.99

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Egyptian Myths

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Egyptian Myths

Jake Jackson

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

This new book of classic tales brings the stories of the ancients to life, from the birth of creation by the sun god Ra, the... [more]

$19.99

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Map of Salt and Stars

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Map of Salt and Stars

Zeyn Joukhadar

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

Hardback

This imaginative but very real look into war-torn Syria is a must. -Booklist (starred review) This rich, moving, and lyrical... [more]

$49.95

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An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic

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An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic

Morris Jastrow, Albert Tobias Clay

Myth & legend told as fiction; History

Paperback

The Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem from Mesopotamia, is considered the world's first truly great work of literature. [more]

$13.95

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Under the Pendulum Sun

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Under the Pendulum Sun

Jeannette Ng

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Religious & spiritual fiction

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$19.95

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Around the World in Eighty Days

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Jules Verne

Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. [more]

$23.95

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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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Junkyard Druid (#1 Colin McCool Paranormal Suspense)

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Junkyard Druid (#1 Colin McCool Paranormal Suspense)

M D Massey

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

Paperback

Name's Colin McCool, but folks call me the Junkyard Druid. The local Fae Queen Maeve is blackmailing me into doing her dirty... [more]

$29.95

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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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Sundarkaand: Triumph of Hanuman (With Poster) (GN) (Campfire Graphic Mythology)

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Sundarkaand: Triumph of Hanuman (With Poster) (GN) (Campfire Graphic Mythology)...

Tulsidas, Shyam Prakash

Science fiction; 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]

$23.95

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