The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition


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The definitive and comprehensive edition of Robert Graves’s classic retelling of the Greek myths

‘Icarus disobeyed his father’s instructions and began soaring towards the sun, rejoiced by the lift of his great sweeping wings. Presently, when Daedalus looked over his shoulder, he could no longer see Icarus; but scattered feathers floated on the waves below…’

These are the greatest stories ever told – the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus’s journey home – brought together into one epic and unforgettable story.

Ideal for the first time reader, it can be read as a single page-turning narrative, while full commentaries as well as a comprehensive index of names make it equally valuable for anyone seeking an authoritative and detailed account of the spectacular stories that make up the bedrock of Western literature.

The Greek Myths is a classic among classics, a treasure trove of extraordinary tales and a masterful work of literature in its own right.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B075NDKJ5F
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin (28 Sept. 2017)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
File size ‏ : ‎ 5015 KB
Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
X-Ray for textbooks ‏ : ‎ Enabled
Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
Print length ‏ : ‎ 729 pages
Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ B00FFC8XRK

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Customers find the book very informative and interesting. They also appreciate the map of the Greek world and sites mentioned in the text. Opinions are mixed on readability, with some finding it very readable and easy to use, while others find it difficult and blurry. Customers also have mixed feelings about the storytelling style, with others finding it overly convoluted and hard to gain stimulus from.

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