Myth & Legend Told as Fiction


"The Voyages of Sindbad"

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"Penguin Epics" series; Dawood, N.J. (trans.) A poor man meets a great sailor and asks to hear his tale. He is amazed to be told of seven journeys to foreign lands, all ending in shipwreck. The traveller describes a flight on a giant bird, brutal cannibals and the discovery of diamonds. Sindbad the Sailor has grown rich from his travels but his path to fortune has been anything but easy. Paperback, 112 pages. Size: 179 x 115 mm. Weight: 72g.
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ISBN:  0141026448
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"Jason and the Golden Fleece"

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"Penguin Epics" series; It is a task that no man has ever completed: to bring back a magical ram's fleece that lies hidden in a far-off land, guarded by an all-seeing serpent. But, one man, Jason, must try. His life depends on it. Upon the orders of the King, Jason must cross deadly seas with the crew of his ship. Paperback, 112 pages. Size: 185 x 108 mm. Weight: 72g.
Author:  Apollonius, Rhodius
ISBN:  0141026324
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
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"The Mahabharatha"

A Child's View

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A Childs View. Eleven-year-old Samhita Arni's version of this great Indian epic is bold and unorthodox in its depiction of character and in the sharply critical tone it adopts toward the epic's main theme: war. With ill.. Paperback, 116 pages. Size: 282 x 217 mm. Weight: 387g.
Author:  Arni, Samhita
ISBN:  8186211705
Publisher:  Tara Publishing,India
Date:  2003  (India)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"The Mahabharatha"

A Child's View

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A Childs View. Eleven-year-old Samhita Arni's version of this great Indian epic is bold and unorthodox in its depiction of character and in the sharply critical tone it adopts toward the epic's main theme: war. With ill.. Paperback, 168 pages. Size: 282 x 217 mm. Weight: 493g.
Author:  Arni, Samhita
ISBN:  8186211713
Publisher:  Tara Publishing,India
Date:  2003  (India)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"Storycatcher"

The Power of Story to Change Our Lives

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The Power of Story to Change Our Lives. With illustrations. Hardback, 256 pages. Size: 228 x 152 mm. Weight: 532g.
Author:  Baldwin, Christina
ISBN:  1577314913
Publisher:  New World Library
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"Companion Tales to the Mabinogi"

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"Legend & Landscape of Wales" series; An English translation of four early Welsh legends, coupled with landscape photographs of places named in the text. With col. illustrations, geneal. table, maps. Hardback, 160 pages. Size: 248 x 183 mm. Weight: 784g.
Author:  Bollard, John K.
ISBN:  184323825X
Publisher:  Gomer Press
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"The Mabinogi"

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Contains a translation of Welsh legends. This book describes landscape photographs of hills, mounds and ruins and also many of the places named in the text seen as they are today - as vibrant towns and farms, inhabited by the real people of Wales. It gives readers a sense of the landscape in which these tales are set. With col. illustrations, 1 col. map. Hardback, Size: 248 x 183 mm. Weight: 739g.
Author:  Bollard, John K.
ISBN:  1843233487
Publisher:  Gomer Press
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"The Forests of Avalon"

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Eilan, daughter of the Druids, is to serve as a virgin priestess in the Forest House of Avalon; Gaius, son of a Roman father and British mother, serves with the legions. Trapped between a love that can never be permitted and duty to their cultures, they are in turmoil as Rome and the Britons clash. With map. New ed. Paperback, 576 pages. Size: 178 x 111 mm. Weight: 315g.
Author:  Bradley, Marion Zimmer
ISBN:  0140273824
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  1998  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"The Legend of the Grail"

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"Arthurian Studies" series; All the mystery and drama of the Arthurian world are embodied in the extraordinary tales of Perceval, Gawain, Lancelot and Galahad in pursuit of the Holy Grail. Drawing from the many and often contradictory Grail legends, this book aims to offers a single, consistent and accessible narrative suitable for the general readers. New ed. Paperback, 272 pages. Size: 198 x 130 mm. Weight: 290g.
Author:  Bryant, Nigel
ISBN:  1843840839
Publisher:  Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"Greek Myths"

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"The Legendary Past" series; With 50 illustrations. Paperback, 80 pages. Size: 241 x 171 mm. Weight: 210g.
Author:  Burn, Lucilla
ISBN:  0714120618
Publisher:  British Museum Press
Date:  1990  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault"

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In eighteenth century France, Charles Perrault rescued from the oral tradition, fairy tales that are known and loved even today by virtually all children in the West. This book adapts the stories for modern readers of English. Paperback, 112 pages. Weight: 91g.
Author:  Carter, Angela
ISBN:  0141189959
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"The Giants' Dance"

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On Loaf Day, as the villagers of Nether Norton celebrate gathering in the first of their harvest, Will looks back on the two years since he and his sweetheart Willow circled the fire together. When he sees a storm raging on the horizon he knows that his past is coming back to haunt him... This is a tale set in a mythic 15th century Britain. Paperback, 432 pages. Size: 178 x 111 mm. Weight: 298g.
Author:  Carter, Robert
ISBN:  0007169256
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"Whitemantle"

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As civil war tears the Realm apart, the sorcerer Maskull's plans to bring about a catastrophe that will rob the world of magic are coming to fruition. The wizard Gwydion knows that the only hope for the future lies with Willand, the young man he believes to be the reincarnation of King Arthur. But Will is beset with doubts. New ed. Paperback, 432 pages. Size: 178 x 111 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Carter, Robert
ISBN:  0007169272
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"Return From Troy"

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Features the second part of a retelling of the stories surrounding the Trojan War. Return from Troy begins after the sacking of Troy, covering Odysseus's trials and Agamemnon's fate. The second part focuses on the adventures of Odysseus, on his long struggle to return home to Ithaca, and his wife Penelope. Paperback, 400 pages. Size: 197 x 130 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Clarke, Lindsay
ISBN:  0007152566
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

"The War at Troy"

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New life is breathed into the myth's of Homer's Iliad in Lindsay Clarke's new dramatic retelling of the wars fought for the Bronze Age City of Troy. Paris and Helen, Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra, Achilles, Odysseus and Hector are rejuvenated in this contemporary drama of the passions. With map. New ed. Paperback, 464 pages. Size: 197 x 130 mm. Weight: 308g.
Author:  Clarke, Lindsay
ISBN:  0007152558
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Myth & Legend Told as Fiction

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