Summary Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold epub BY Stephen Fry

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Dded deeply in the traditions tales and cultural DNA of the West You'll fall in love with Zeus marvel at the birth of Athena wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos weep with King Midas and h. A witty splendidly written and thoroughly reseached book Not so much a reference work along the lines of Robert Graves volumes on the same subject there is no index a fascinating continuous chronological narrative with many a nod along the way to the debt our modern world owes to these tales

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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

The Greek myths are amongst the best stories ever told passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare Michelangelo James Joyce and Walt DisneyThey are embe. I downloaded the audible version with the book learned a lot about the greek myths that gets referenced in various movies and sayings like the Midas touch I have heard over the years Stephen fry has a fantastic voice over style that can make what could be dry narrative very entertaining

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Unt with the beautiful and ferocious ArtemisSpellbinding informative and moving Stephen Fry's Mythos perfectly captures these stories for the modern age in all their rich and deeply human relevance. As usual listening to Steven Fry narrate an audiobook is a pleasure and it s so easy to listen to the Greek myths when told with a modern voice and modern language


13 thoughts on “Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

  1. says:

    I downloaded the audible version with the book learned a lot about the greek myths that gets referenced in various movies and sayings like the Midas touch I have heard over the years Stephen fry has a fantastic voice over style that can make what could be dry narrative very entertaining

  2. says:

    Stephen Fry is a wonderful storyteller and has a delightful voice bringing the Greek myths to life I thoroughly enjoyed Mythos and learnt new things about the Greek myths that I did not know I have just purchased the audio version of Heroes Stephen's newest book on Ancient Greek mythology and I am looking forward to hearing it and

  3. says:

    Take Stephen Fry's dry humour and combine it with his fascination of Greek mythology and this book is the final product This is the type of book that I know i will read again and I look forward to reading again as it was so well written

  4. says:

    A witty splendidly written and thoroughly reseached book Not so much a reference work along the lines of Robert Graves' volumes on the same subject there is no index a fascinating continuous chronological narrative with many a nod along the way to the debt our modern world owes to these tales

  5. says:

    This along with Heroes and Troy were to me totally addictive I couldn’t wait for my next opportunity to listen to an instalment Although the myths are fantastic the motives and emotions are only too human and recognisable and Stephen Fry’s reading is perfect for the content Give yourself a treat or three treats

  6. says:

    Stephen Fry retells the Greek myths in an appealing and approachable way much as an avuncular uncle might school his nephe

  7. says:

    Imaginative retelling of Classical Greek myths by Steven Frey make the stories accessing and memorable Thoughtful footnotes illuminate the story and references to historians and literary greats such as Ovid Shakespeare and Byron make

  8. says:

    As usual listening to Steven Fry narrate an audiobook is a pleasure—and it’s so easy to listen to the Greek myths when told with a modern voice and modern language

  9. says:

    A real disappointment especially from a writer as good and witty as Stephen Fry This is twee patronising and fe

  10. says:

    An entertaining and interesting book about ancient Greek mythology written in a style that is recognisable as Stephen Fry if you've ever watched him on I Originally I had been looking for a book on ancient Greek mythology that was written in a modern way and would be both easy to understand and fluid and I think this book fulfill

  11. says:

    This book is written in an accessible user f

  12. says:

    Really enjoyed reading this book It wasn't what I was after but I liked it all the same I read the Illiad and the Odyssey and really loved the style of writing and the exciting story lines This book is an exposé of the many Greek gods but written by Steven Fry in his own inimitable way Ancient myths written in modern languageIts interesting and enjoyable and does a good jobs of put as much as possible together in a sin

  13. says:

    Okay so being a massive fan of Greek mythology and the like this caught my eye on here on my recommendations home page so

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