"Mythos" is a retelling of ancient Greek myths by Stephen Fry. The writing is full of humor and some satirical comments that make it such a joy to read. From Zeus seducing women in all kinda of shapes to nymphs and stories of lost love, this book gives a wonderful overview of Greek mythology. The way it is written is simple and ... "Mythos" is a retelling of ancient Greek myths by Stephen Fry. The writing is full of humor and some satirical comments that make it such a joy to read. From Zeus seducing women in all kinda of shapes to nymphs and stories of lost love, this book gives a wonderful overview of Greek mythology. The way it is written is simple and easy to understand and makes it a very enjoyable read, even for those not very well-versed in ancient mythology. The names can be a lot at times but considering how hard it is to put the book down, they're hard to forget. An absolutely amazing book I can recommend to everyone who enjoys learning more about mythology!
The Greek Myths Retold
STEP INTO ANOTHER WORLD - OF MAGIC, MAYHEM, MONSTERS AND MANIACAL GODS - IN STEPHEN FRY'S MOMENTOUS SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, MYTHOS
'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' Times
Discover Stephen Fry's magnificent retelling of the greatest myths and legends ever told . . .
No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly or brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses.
In Stephen Fry's vivid retelling, we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus and follow doomed Persephone into the dark and lonely realm of the Underworld. We shiver in fear when Pandora opens her jar of evil torments and watch with joy as the legendary love affair between Eros and Psyche unfolds.
Mythos captures these extraordinary myths for our modern age - in all their dazzling and deeply human relevance.
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'A head-spinning marathon of legends' Guardian
'An Olympian feat. The gods seem to be smiling on Fry - his myths are definitely a hit' Evening Standard
'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant . . . all hail Stephen Fry' Daily Mail
'A rollicking good read' Independent
SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
The Greek myths are told to you here by the ever-soothing voice of Stephen Fry, who takes you from Zeus to Athena with his typical humour. The Greek gods of the past become relatable as pop culture, modern literature and music are woven throughout. It is joyfully informal yet full of the literary legacy threaded through so much of the tapestry of contemporary Greece The Guardian