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- Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 15.99
In Children of Jocasta , Natalie Haynes reimagines the Oedipus and Antigone stories from the perspectives of two of the women who have often been overlooked; retelling the myth to reveal a new side of an ancient story. When you have grown up as I have, there is no security in not knowing things, in avoiding the ugliest truths because they can't... more...
- Random House 2017; US$ 28.19 US$ 20.00
In a ruined world, what survives are the tales we tell. Tatterdemalion is a uniquely original post-apocalyptic novel rooted in fantasy and folklore. It begins when Poppy, who speaks the languages of wild things, travels east to the mountains with the wheeled and elephantine beast, Lyoobov. He?s seeking answers to the mysteries of his birth, and... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 24.99
Graham Hancock, an expert in ancient civilisations and author of the 9 million selling Fingerprints of the Gods, and expert too, on the use of hallucinogens to achieve higher states of consciousness, brings these two interests together in the final volume of the War God trilogy. more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99
In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece is the fleece of the gold-haired winged ram, which can be procured in Colchis. It figures in the tale of Jason and his band of Argonauts, who set out on a quest by order of King Pelias for the fleece in order to place Jason rightfully on the throne of Iolcus in Thessaly. The story is of great antiquity - it was... more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99
Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have survived complete. Euripides is identified with theatrical innovations that have profoundly influenced drama down to modern times, especially... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 15.35
An interview with the last speaker of a language. A chronicle of the final seven days of a town that is about to be razed to the ground by an invading army. The lonely voyage of an elephant from Kerala to a princess's palace in Morocco. A fabled cook who flavours his food with precious stones. A coterie of international diplomats trapped in near-Earth... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00
A new interpretation of sacrifice based on Greek myth and poetics in conjunction with recent research in anthropology. more...
- Random House 2017; US$ 23.96 US$ 20.00
The Book of Bera is a Viking adventure fantasy novel which follows the saga of Bera, a young Viking woman who is struggling to control her invisible twin spirit and develop her inherited gift of Sight. On a long winter night, Bera is left to defend her stark village alone, and in the ensuing battle, her dear childhood friend, Bjorn, is killed.... more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99
Sophocles' play is a famous retelling of Aias's (Ajax's) demise. After the armor is awarded to Odysseus, Aias feels so insulted that he wants to kill Agamemnon and Menelaus. Athena intervenes and clouds his mind and vision, and he goes to a flock of sheep and slaughters them, imagining they are the Achaean leaders, including Odysseus and Agamemnon.... more...