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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton
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I first read this book as a ten year old- a hand me down from an uncle interested in classical literature and history. It was instantly captivating, fleshing out popular myths I already knew the basics of and introducing me to new ones.
This is definatly a long overdue re-print and comes complete with the original black and white illustrations by a certain Steele Savage. Great name and great art work! They fully capture the style and grace of Greek mythology.
Hamilton- a former teacher- is a good communicator and this comes across in the text which is neither long winded or prone to skipping on detail. All the action, adventure, monsters, gods, romance and tradgedy are here in… Read more