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- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 17.58
As private secretary to the Emperor Hadrian, the scholar Suetonius had access to the imperial archives and used them (along with eyewitness accounts) to produce one of the most colourful biographical works in history. The Twelve Caesars chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, from the foundation... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 31.98
Graves described poetry as his ruling passion, and for him love was 'the main theme and origin of true poems'. He created a rich mythology where love, fear, fantasy and the supernatural play an essential role. Intimate yet universal, passionate yet precise, their brilliant alchemy of realism and magic made Graves's poems some of the finest of the last... more...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.49
Robert von Ranke Graves†is more commonly known as Robert Graves was born on 24 July 1895. A man of great talents; poet, scholar, translator and the writer of such gems as I Claudius. During his long life he produced more than 140 works. Graves's poems?together with his translations and interpretations of the†Greek myths, his memoir of his early life,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 23.98
In order to reclaim his father's kingdom, Jason has been sent on an impossible mission - to take the golden ram's fleece that lies far away, guarded by a dragon. Jason, who is so attractive that women fall instantly in love with him, sets sail in the Argo , along with the greatest heroes of ancient Greece, including the surly (and often drunk) Hercules,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 14.38
In 1929 Robert Graves went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This is his superb account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 17.58
Robert Graves, classicist, poet and unorthodox critic, retells the Greek legends of gods and heroes for a modern audience. He demonstrates with a dazzling display of relevant knowledge that Greek mythology is ?no more mysterious in content than are modern election cartoons?. All the scattered elements of each myth are assembled into a harmonious... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 15.98
Endymion, Pelops, Daedalus, Pygmalion ? what are the stories behind these and the hundreds of other familiar names from Greek mythology ? names that recur throughout the history of European culture? In a two-volume work that has become a classic reference book for both the serious scholar and the casual inquirer, Robert Graves retells the adventures... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 23.98
In Homer's Daughter Robert Graves recreates the Odyssey . This bold retelling of the ancient epic imagines that its author was not the blind and bearded Homer of legend, but a young woman in Western Sicily who calls herself Nausicaš. In Robert Graves's words, Homer's Daughter is 'the story of a high-spirited and religious-minded Sicilian girl... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 23.98
Robert Graves's controversial historical novel is a bold reworking of the story of Christ. Here Jesus is not the son of God, but the result of a secret marriage - the descendant of Herod and true King of the Jews. Written from the perspective of a lowly official at the end of the first century AD, King Jesus recounts Jesus's birth, youth, life as... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57
A new and essential selection from the range and bulk of Robert Graves's poetry, edited by Ulster poet Michael Longley. This edition will restore Graves to view as a major twentieth century poet, and demonstrate his manifold achievement as war poet, as love poet, and as - in the round - a secular visionary whose poems are 'inimitable, eccentric marvels... more...