Heroes

Heroes 1

Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

by Stephen Fry

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 29/10/2018

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The dazzling companion volume to the bestselling Mythos. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes.

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes.

Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - who was raised by bears - outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples. Witness wily Oedipus solve the riddle of the Sphinx and discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera.

Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best.

ISBN:
9780241380376
9780241380376
Category:
Myth & legend told as fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
29-10-2018
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
496
Dimensions (mm):
234x153x35mm
Weight:
0.61kg

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is an award-winning comedian, actor, presenter and director.

He rose to fame alongside Hugh Laurie in A Bit of Fry and Laurie (which he co-wrote with Laurie) and Jeeves and Wooster, and was unforgettable as Captain Melchett in Blackadder.

More recently he presented Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, his groundbreaking documentary on bipolar disorder, to huge critical acclaim. His legions of fans tune in to watch him host the popular quiz show QI each week.

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  • Heroes by Stephen Fry

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    I bought this for my husband for Christmas and he loves it! Not only is it incredibly informative but Stephen Fry has an excellent way of presenting it.