Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold is a book written by British author and classicist Stephen Fry, originally published in 2017. This paperback edition was released on July 30, 2018.
In this book, Fry retells the classic Greek myths in his own unique and witty style, bringing them to life for modern readers. He covers all the major gods and goddesses, as well as the famous heroes and monsters of Greek mythology. From the creation of the world to the fall of the gods, Fry takes readers on a journey through these timeless tales, exploring their themes and meanings along the way.
Fry’s writing is engaging and accessible, making the book a great choice for both those new to Greek mythology and those who are already familiar with the stories. He weaves together different versions of the myths to create a cohesive narrative that is both informative and entertaining. The book is also accompanied by beautiful illustrations by illustrator and designer Chris Riddell, adding to its appeal.
Overall, Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold is a must-read for anyone interested in mythology, ancient history, or just great storytelling. It is a lively and enjoyable introduction to the world of Greek mythology, told with humor and insight by one of the UK’s most beloved author
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