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Mythos: The Greek Myths Reimagined

Mythos: The Greek Myths Reimagined

by Stephen Fry (Foreword by)

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Stephen Fry brings his legendary wit to the world of Greek mythology with Mythos: The Greek Myths Reimagined. Here are the gods and heroes like you’ve never seen them before: brimming with humor, wonder and humanity. Readers of the classics and newcomers alike will be delighted by Fry’s warmhearted and rich retellings of the Clash of the Titans, Cupid and Psyche, Persephone, the Olympians and so much more.

Mythos is a modern collection of Greek myths, stylishly retold by legendary writer, actor, and comedian Stephen Fry. Fry transforms the adventures of Zeus and the Olympians into emotionally resonant and deeply funny stories, without losing any of their original wonder.

This stunning book features classical artwork inspired by the myths, as well as learned notes from the author.

• Each adventure is infused with Fry's distinctive wit, voice, and writing style
• Connoisseurs of the Greek myths will appreciate this fresh-yet-reverential interpretation, while newcomers will feel welcome
• Retellings brim with humor and emotion and offer rich cultural context

Celebrating the thrills, grandeur, and unabashed fun of the Greek myths, Mythos breathes life into ancient tales—from Pandora's box to Prometheus's fire.

This gorgeous volume invites you to explore a captivating world with the brilliant storyteller Stephen Fry as your guide.

• A collectible volume complete with a textured case, a foil-stamped jacket, and full-color art throughout
• The perfect gift for Greek mythology and history buffs, lovers of ancient Greece, art aficionados, and devoted fans of Stephen Fry
• Add it to the shelf with books like Circe by Madeline Miller, Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman, and Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452178912
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 08/27/2019
Series: Stephen Fry's Greek Myths Series , #1
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 2,554
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Stephen Fry is an award-winning writer, comedian, actor, and director. He rose to fame in A Bit of Fry & Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster. He hosted over 180 episodes of QI, and narrated the audio versions of the Harry Potter novels. His books include four novels and three volumes of autobiography. He lives in Los Angeles and London.

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