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DISCOVER Stephen Fry s magnificent retelling of the greatest myths and legends ever toldPerfect for the st Century Ebullient, funny, Fry retells the Greek myths with elegance The Times A cracking good story The Times Literary SupplementA wondrous new immersion in ancient stories we only thought we knew Page to page, Mythos is brilliant, funny, erudite, inventive, surprising and enthralling Richard North Patterson Fry s lively writing certainly conveys his lifelong passion for Greek mythsIt s a rollicking good read The IndependentNo one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly and brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses They are like us, onlyso their actions and adventures scrawled across the heavens above From the birth of the universe to the creation of humankind, Stephen Fry who fell in love with these stories as a child retells these myths for our tragic, comic, fateful age Witness Athena born from the cracking open of Zeus s great head and follow Persephone down into the dark realm of Hades Experience the terrible and endless fate of Prometheus after his betrayal of Zeus and shiver as Pandora opens her jar of evil tormentsThe Greek gods are the best and worst of us, and in Stephen Fry s hands they tell us who we are Mythos smart, funny, and above all great fun is the retelling we deserve by a man who has been entertaining the nation for over four decades A cracking good story The Times Literary Supplement Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

About the Author: Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is a leading light in film, theatre, radio and television the world over, receiving accolades in spades and plaudits by the shovel As a writer, producer, director, actor and presenter he has featured in works as varied and adored as the movie Wilde , the TV series Blackadder and Jeeves and Wooster , the sketch show A Bit of Fry and Laurie , the panel game QI , the radio series Fry s English Delight , Shakespeare s Globe s celebrated 2012 production of Twelfth Night as Malvolio and documentaries on countless subjects very close to his heart.He is also the bestselling author of four novels The Stars Tennis Balls , Making History , The Hippopotamus and The Liar as well as two volumes of autobiography Moab is My Washpot and The Fry Chronicles , which published in six unique editions that combined to sell over a million copies His third volume of autobiography, More Fool Me , is published in September 2014.

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