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    The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun (Hardback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    Unavailable for more than 70 years, this early but important work is published for the first time with Tolkien's 'Corrigan' poems and other supporting material, including a prefatory note by Christopher Tolkien.

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    The Prose Edda (English, Paperback) Snorri Sturluson, Jesse L. Byock

    One of the great storybooks of the middle ages: a master storyteller from the thirteenth century recounts classic tales of Icelandic mythology along with a lesson to young poets on the importance of learning, respecting, and continuing traditional Icelandic poetic styles.

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    The "Odyssey" of Homer (English, Paperback) Richmond Lattimore

    Odysseus survives a storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens' song and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope.

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    The Penguin Book of Norse Myths (English, Paperback) Kevin Crossley-Holland

    Dramatic, compelling and comprehensive, this title retells the great cycle of Norse myths for the modern reader.

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    The Lost Book of Enki (English, Paperback) Zecharia Sitchin

    The companion volume to The Earth Chroniclesseries that reveals the identity of mankind's ancient gods.

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    Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales (English, Leather / fine binding) Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel. Hansel and Gretel. Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happily?but they're often far more interesting.This elegant edition of Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales includes all our cherished favorites?Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, Little Red Cap, and many more?in their original versions. With specially designed end papers, a genuine leather cover, and other enhancements, it's the perfect gift for anyone looking to build a complete home library.Many of these tales begin with the familiar refrain of ?once upon a timeĀ”?but they end with something unexpected and fascinating!


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    The Iron Castle (English, Paperback) Angus Donald

    Robin Hood is all that stands between English Normandy and French victory in Angus Donald's most gritty, thrilling novel yet in the bestselling series Outlaw Chronicles

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    American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition (English, Paperback) Neil Gaiman

    Just released from prison, Shadow encounters Mr. Wednesday, an enigmatic stranger who seems to know a lot about him, and when Mr. Wednesday offers him a job as his bodyguard, Shadow accepts and is plunged into a dark and perilous world.

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    Planet Narnia (English, Paperback) Michael Ward

    For over half a century, scholars have laboured to show that C. S. Lewis's famed but apparently disorganisedChronicles of Narnia have an underlying symbolic coherence, pointing to such possible unifying themes as the seven sacraments, the seven deadly sins, and the seven books of Spenser'sFaerie Queene. None of these explanations has won general acceptance and the structure of Narnia's symbolism...

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    I Hate Fairyland: Volume 2 (English, Paperback) Skottie Young

    All hail Gertrude, the new Queen of Fairyland. After thirty years of wreaking havoc across this magical world to find her way back home, she must now overcome her biggest challenge yet... ruling the place she hates most. In this book, join Gert as she continues her never-ending quest to get the FLUFF out of Fairyland.

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    Brahma Dreaming (English, Hardback) John Jackson, Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini

    Retells Hindu myths, focusing on the lives, loves, and struggles of the great gods of Hinduism.

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    Firebrand (English, Hardback) Kristen Britain

    Firebrand is the sixth novel in the New York Times-bestselling Green Rider fantasy series.Green Rider Karigan G'ladheon, not yet recovered in heart or mind from her unexpected time travel in the previous book, is assigned a new mission: to seek out the legendary creatures called p'ehdrosian in the northern wilds to renew an alliance of old in the face of current threats from enemies of the king...

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    Barefoot on the Wind (Paperback) Zoe Marriott

    A feminist reworking of Beauty and the Beast from a talented fantasy writer.

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    The Greek Myths (Paperback) Robert Graves

    Features the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus' journey home. This title draws on the entire canon of ancient literature, bringing together all the elements of every myth into one epic. It deals with the masterful work of literature.

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    Madame de Villeneuve's the Story of the Beauty and the Beast (English, Paperback) Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot De Villeneuve

    Think you know the story of 'Beauty and the Beast'? Think again! This book contains the original tale by Madame de Villeneuve, first published in 1740, and although the classic elements of Beauty giving up her freedom to live with the Beast, during which time she begins to see beyond his grotesque appearance, are present, there is a wealth of rich back story to how the Prince became cursed and...

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    Treasure Island (English, Paperback) Robert Louis Stevenson

    Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". First published as a book on 23 May 1883, it was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881 and 1882 under the title Treasure Island or, the mutiny of the Hispaniola with Stevenson adopting the pseudonym Captain George...

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    American Gods (English, Paperback) Neil Gaiman

    On the plane home to attend the funerals of his wife and best friend, Shadow, just released from prison, encounters Mr. Wednesday, an enigmatic stranger who seems to know a lot about him, and when Mr. Wednesday offers him a job as his bodyguard, Shadow accepts and is plunged into a dark and perilous world, where the soul of America is at stake. 125,000 first printing.

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    The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki (English, Paperback) Jesse L. Byock

    Drawing on a rich oral tradition, this work describes both the tangled, often treacherous relations within three generations of the royal family and the exploits of Hrolf's famous champions.

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