The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Robert Graves


The most suitable in Greek mythology, in a blinding photograph Deluxe version with a brand new advent through the bestselling writer of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series

From the production of the realm out of Chaos and the beginning of the Olympians to the Trojan battle and Odysseus's go back, Robert Graves's outstanding retelling of the Greek myths has lengthy been acclaimed because the definitive variation. Graves attracts on assets scattered all through historic literature, utilizing a novelist's ability to weave a crisp, coherent narrative of every fable and delivering commentaries with cross-references, interpretations, and reasons in line with stable scholarship. the result's a vintage quantity of the various maximum tales ever told—stories of the gods, heroes, and striking occasions that encouraged Homer, the Greek tragedians, and a lot of next ecu literature.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior by means of introductions and notes by way of exotic students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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