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Heroes

The Myths Of The Ancient Greek Heroes Retold

Heroes - Fry, Stephen - ISBN: 9781405940368
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Beschrijving

A companion to Fry's bestselling }Mythos{, in which the popular presenter, director and writer retells the eternal stories of Jason going after the Golden Fleece, Oedipus matching wits with the Sphinx, Bellerophon's capture of Pegasus and the other highlights of Greek mythology

Details

Titel: Heroes
auteur: Fry, Stephen
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 496
Uitgever: Penguin Books Ltd
NUR: Reisgidsen Europa
Afmetingen: 130 x 196 x 39
Gewicht: 382 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781405940368
Intern nummer: 44194128

Recensie

There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes.

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes.

In this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales. Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - who was raised by bears - outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples. Witness wily Oedipus solve the riddle of the Sphinx and discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera.

Filled with white-knuckle chases and battles, impossible puzzles and riddles, acts of base cowardice and real bravery, not to mention murders and selfless sacrifices, Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best.

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