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- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 19.99
Learn more about Greek and Roman Mythology with this comprehensive and fully illustrated book. Audience. Intended for everyone interested Greek and Roman Mythology. Written in plain English. Fully illustrated with maps, art, and photographs. Search for the words or phrases. Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page. Add Bookmarks. Text annotation... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 15.98
Once upon a time, the name Baghdad conjured up visions of the most magical, romantic city on earth, where flying carpets carried noble thieves off on wonderful adventures, and vicious viziers and beautiful princesses mingled with wily peasants and powerful genies. This is the world of the Arabian Nights , a magnificent collection of ancient tales... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 19.95
In 1930, the last inhabitants of the isle of St Kilda were evacuated to the mainland. Shortly afterwards, following several acts of vandalism by local fishermen, Calum MacKinnon was sent back to the island to guard against further damage. Alone on the deserted island, he begins to re-imagine the conversations and stories from his years in the island... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 17.58
On the shrouded corpse hung a tablet of green topaz with the inscription: 'I am Shaddad the Great. I conquered a thousand cities; a thousand white elephants were collected for me; I lived for a thousand years and my kingdom covered both east and west, but when death came to me nothing of all that I had gathered was of any avail. You who see me take... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available
Much has been written about the Knights Templar in recent years. A leading specialist in the history of this legendary medieval order now writes a full account of the Knights of the Order of the Temple of Solomon, to give them their full title, bringing the latest findings to a general audience. Putting many of the myths finally to rest, Nicholson... more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 3.99
Prolific British author Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward, who wrote under the pseudonym Sax Rohmer, brought to life the character Dr. Fu-Manchu, a brilliant criminal mastermind of Chinese descent. This archetype has gone on to become enormously appealing in popular culture, based in large part on the ingenious characterization that Rohmer sketched out in... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Step back into the romance and primal conflict of the medieval period with this collection of fairy tales and folklore from the era. Equal parts charmingly quaint and bracingly brutal, this carefully curated volume is sure to engage and enthrall readers who are curious about the myth and folklore of the Middle Ages. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 13.58
As the world trembles on the threshold of Kali Yuga?4,32,000 years of unprecedented evil?it waits for a saviour to rise. Meanwhile, in the dark netherland of the asuras, the meek Vama shudders as he learns that he is actually Pradyumna, the son of Krishna. And that his journey has just begun. From the asura kingdom to Dwaraka and then Kurukshetra,... more...
- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 4.99
Ready for adventure? Gear up for an unforgettable ride on the high seas. This collection of swashbuckling tales and rip-roaring yarns will provide hours of entertainment. It's a must-read for any fan of classic pirate lore from the golden age of the genre. more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 30.38
Entrancing, multi-layered and as wittily subversive as fairy tales themselves, this beautifully illustrated work explores and illuminates the unfolding history of the famous tales, the contexts in which they flourished, and the tellers themselves - from ancient sibylis and old crones to Angela Carter and Disney. more...