Author Robert Graves Description Robert Graves, classicist, poet, and unorthodox critic, retells the Greek legends of gods and heroes for a modern audience And, in the two volumes of The Greek Myths, he demonstrates with a dazzling display of relevant knowledge that Greek Mythology is “no more mysterious in content than are modern election cartoons.” His […]
Author Franz Xaver von Schonwerth Description A rare discovery in the world of fairy tales—now for the first time in EnglishMove over, Cinderella: Make way for the Turnip Princess! And for the “Cinderfellas” in these stories, which turn our understanding of gender in fairy tales on its head.With this volume, the holy trinity of fairy tales—the Brothers […]
Author William F. Russell Description The most complete collection of Greek and Roman myths specially arranged to be read aloud to children aged five to twelve. “Every child deserves this book. Those who do the reading aloud will be enlightened and rewarded, too.”–Edwin Newman Line drawings.
Author Christian Jacq Description Historical fiction meets mythology as ancient Egypt comes alive in this monumental epic with over 2 million copies sold around the world.At fourteen, Ramses, the second son of the Pharaoh Seth, must begin to pass a series of royal tests designed to build his mental and physical prowess-or break him. Is […]
Author Christopher Moore Description From the master of subversive humor Christopher Moore comes a quirky, irreverent novel of love, myth, metaphysics, outlaw biking, angst, and outrageous redemption.As a boy, he was Samson Hunts Alone—until a deadly misunderstanding with the law forced him to flee the Crow reservation at age fifteen. Today he is Samuel Hunter, […]
Author Usman T. Malik Description In this spell-binding tale, a Pakistani storyteller captivates a group of wide-eyed tourists with a nesting doll of interlocked stories about a trickster and a hidden city ruled by the Queen of Red Midnight.At the Publisher’s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author Leigh Richards Description Set in the near future and inspired by the captivating myth of the warrior queen Califia, this brilliantly inventive novel tells the story of a small, peaceful community of women tucked away in a world gone mad.Only the elders of the Valley remember life the way it used to be…when people […]
Author Bamba Suso Description A child is born who will overthrow a king…After the leader of a great African kingdom hears that a baby has been born who will destroy him, he hides behind a mighty army and surrounds himself with magical charms. There remains only one way to kill him.Concealing this secret weakness from […]
Author Randy Lee Eickhoff Description Randy Lee Eickhoff continues his translation of the Ulster Cycle, often referred to as the Red Branch Cycle, the large corpus of work that is primarily responsible for establishing the cultural identity of today’s Ireland.In this collection of Ireland’s famous myths, Eickhoff once again proves his mastery of translation and […]
Author Ramesh Menon Description The great Indian epic rendered in modern proseIndia’s most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world’s great literary masterpieces. Still an integral part of India’s cultural and religious expression, the Ramayana was originally composed by the Sanskrit poet Valmiki around 300 b.c. The […]