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- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
?In The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic and dies at sea on the voyage from Poland. Chava is unmoored and adrift... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.48
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JACK ZIPES Wolves and grandmothers, ugly sisters, a house made of bread, a goose made of gold...the folk tales collected by the Grimm brothers created an astonishingly influential imaginative world. However, this is also a world where a woman serves her stepson up in a stew, a man marries a snake, a princess sleeps... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life places before the reader in a handy form an account of the principal ideas and beliefs held by the ancient Egyptians concerning the resurrection and the future life, which is derived wholly from native religious works. From the beginning to the end of his life the Egyptian's chief thought was of the life beyond... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
NATIONAL BESTSELLER What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Iron Man, and the X-Men?the list of names as familiar as our own. They are on our movie and television screens, in our videogames and in our dreams. But what are they trying to... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1997; US$ 8.99
The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War. Used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, it tells the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 29.95
A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world?s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story?and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero has lasted as long... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95
"Baracchi has identified pivotal points around which the Republic operates; this allows a reading of the entire text to unfold.... a very beautifully written book." -- Walter Brogan "... a work that opens new and timely vistas within the Republic.... Her approach... is thorough and rigorous." -- ... more...
- Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 16.00
Robert Fagles's stunning modern-verse translation-available at last in our black-spine classics line The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary... more...