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Folklore & Mythology

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  • Beowulf

    by Sir Michael Morpurgo and 1 more

    The epic Anglo-Saxon legend is brilliantly recreated by an award-winning author/illustrator team.In fifth-century Denmark, a murderous monster stalks the night, and only the great prince of the Geats has the strength and courage to defeat him. Beowulf's terrifying quest to destroy Grendel, the foul fiend, a hideous sea-hag and a monstrous fire-dragon is the oldest surviving epic in British ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry

    Discover the most legendary story ever told in the SUNDAY TIMES bestseller TROY, Stephen Fry's most epic book yet'An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales' OBSERVER'An amiable meander through the myth of Troy' TIMES<em... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Lost City of the Monkey God

    by Douglas Preston

    Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumours have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden deep in the Honduran interior. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and warn the legendary city is cursed: to enter it is a death sentence. They call it the Lost City of the Monkey God. In 1940, swashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Mythos

    The Greek Myths Retold

    by Stephen Fry

    STEP INTO ANOTHER WORLD - OF MAGIC, MAYHEM, MONSTERS AND MANIACAL GODS - IN STEPHEN FRY'S MOMENTOUS SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, MYTHOSOrder*TROY* now, Stephen Fry's bewitching retelling of the most legendary story ever told'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' TimesDiscover Stephen Fry... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Into The Tangled Bank

    In Which Our Author Ventures Outdoors to Consider the British in Nature

    by Lev Parikian

    'Funny, accessible and full of wonders - a genuine breath of fresh air.' - Melissa Harrison, author of All Among the Barley and The Stubborn Light of Things**Lev Parikian is on a journey to discover the quirks, habits and foibles of how the British experience nature. Open a window, hear the birds calling and join him.---------It's often said that the British are a nation of nature lovers; but what ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • The Secret King

    The Myth and Reality of Nazi Occultism

    by Michael Moynihan and 1 more

    The Secret King is the first book to explode many myths surrounding the popular idea of Nazi occultism, while presenting the actual esoteric rituals used by Heinrich Himmler’s SS under the influence of rune magician Karl-Maria Wiligut, the “Secret King of Germany.” Stephen E. Flowers, PhD, is a prolific writer and translator in the fields of runology and the history of occultism. He is also the ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales

    Revised Edition

    by Marie-Louise von Franz

    series C. G. Jung Foundation Books Series
    A renowned psychologist examines fairy tales through a Jungian lens, revealing what they can teach us about the darkest sides of human behaviorFairy tales seem to be innocent stories, yet they contain profound lessons for those who would dive deep into their waters of meaning. In this book, Marie-Louise von Franz uncovers some of the important lessons concealed in tales from around the world, ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Murder on the Tor

    by Frances Evesham

    series The Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries #3
    A ruthless killer. An ancient curse. A secret past. When Libby Forest finds a body early one morning in mist surrounding Glastonbury Tor, she will need all her ingenuity to unscramble the threads of past myths and present secrets to discover the truth.Meanwhile, with the help of the enigmatic Max Ramshore, can Libby uncover the whole truth of her husband's death and find peace in her new life?* ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • American Gods

    by Neil Gaiman

    AN ACCLAIMED, EMMY-NOMINATED TV SERIES ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEOWINNER OF THE HUGO, LOCUS AND BRAM STOKER AWARDS'To give him his full title: Neil Gaiman, Architect of Worlds, Svengali of Plot, Shaman of Character, Exploder of Cliché, Master Craftsman of Style, Dreamer Laureate of the Republic of Letters' DAVID MITCHELL'Original, engrossing, and endlessly inventive' GEORGE R.R. MARTIN'Brilliant a... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Fingerprints Of The Gods

    by Graham Hancock

    ___________________________THE MILLIONS-SELLING BOOK THAT TURNED HISTORY ON ITS HEADPart one of a trilogy, followed by MAGICIANS OF THE GODS and AMERICA BEFOREFingerprints of the Gods is a revolutionary rewrite of history that has persuaded millions of readers throughout the world to change their preconceptions about the history behind modern society.An intellectual... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Chocolat

    Twentieth anniversary reissue

    by Joanne Harris

    'A feelgood book of the first order. One to curl up with... Read it' OBSERVERTHE ENCHANTING BESTSELLER THAT CELEBRATES KINDNESS, COURAGE AND CHOCOLATEIn the small French village of Lansquenet, nothing much has changed in a hundred years. Then an exotic stranger, Vianne Rocher, blows in on the changing wind with her young daughter, and opens a chocolate boutique directly opposite the church. Soon ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Snow, Glass, Apples

    by Neil Gaiman and 1 more

    A chilling fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale by bestselling creators Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran.A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom from a world where happy endings aren't so happily ever after.From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, Nebula Award-winning and Sunday Times-bestselling ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Hero

    by Lee Child

    WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD…‘It’s Lee Child. Why would you not read it?’ Karin Slaughter‘I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page’ The TimesIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Women Who Run With the Wolves

    Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

    by Clarissa Pinkola Estes and 1 more

    "Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Though the gifts of wildish nature come to us at birth, society's attempt to 'civilize' us into rigid roles has plundered this treasure, and muffled deep, life-giving messages of our own souls. ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Heroes

    The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

    by Stephen Fry

    IMAGINE SANDALS ON YOUR FEET, A SWORD IN YOUR HAND, HOT SUN BEATING DOWN ON YOUR BRONZE HELMET. ENTER THE WORLD OF STEPHEN FRY'S SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, HEROESOrder*TROY* now, Stephen Fry's bewitching retelling of the most legendary story ever toldIn this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry gloriously retells the epic myths of the Greek heroes - which will be loved by young an... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Anansi Boys

    by Neil Gaiman

    THE NO.1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, AND COMPANION NOVEL TO AMERICAN GODS.'Neil could never have known that he was writing for a confused Jamaican kid who, without even knowing it, was still staggering from centuries of erasure of his own gods and monsters' MARLON JAMES'A warm, funny, immensely entertaining story about the impossibility of putting up with your relations - especially if they happen ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Hell's Angels

    A Strange and Terrible Saga

    by Hunter S. Thompson

    Gonzo journalist and literary roustabout Hunter S. Thompson flies with the angels—Hell’s Angels, that is—in this short work of nonfiction.“California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and East Oakland, ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • The Sealwoman's Gift

    the Zoe Ball book club novel of 17th century Iceland

    by Sally Magnusson

    'REMARKABLE' Sarah Perry | 'EXTRAORDINARILY IMMERSIVE' Guardian | 'EPIC' Zoe Ball Book Club | 'A REALLY, REALLY GOOD READ' BBC R2 Book Club' | 'LYRICAL' Stylist | 'POETIC' Daily Mail1627. In a notorious historical event, pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted 400 people into slavery in Algiers. Among them a pastor, his wife, and their children.In her acc... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Heartless

    by Marissa Meyer

    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles'In Heartless, the nonsense that is Wonderland gets a reverential makeover, full of heart and its own idiosyncratic character.' Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked and After AliceLong before she was the terror of Wonderland, the infamous Queen of Hearts, she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love.Catherine may be one of the... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Power of Myth

    by Joseph Campbell and 1 more

    The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback editionThe Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell, mythology was the “song of the universe, the music of ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • The Last Druid: Book Four of the Fall of Shannara

    by Terry Brooks

    series Fall of Shannara #4
    The triumphant conclusion to both the Fall of Shannara series and the entire Shannara saga - a truly epic final adventure from the master of modern fantasy.As the Four Lands reels under the Skaar invasion, its defenders must decide what they will risk to save their home. As one group remains to protect the Four Lands, another undertakes a perilous journey across the sea to the Skaar homeland, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Winter of the Witch

    by Katherine Arden

    series Winternight Trilogy #3
    A magical and captivating coming of age novel set in medieval Russia - perfect for fans of Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus and Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials.One girl can make a difference...Moscow is in flames, leaving its people searching for answers – and someone to blame. Vasilisa, a girl with extraordinary gifts, must flee for her life, pursued by those who blame their misfortune on ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cuckoo

    by Sophie Draper

    ‘Spooky and absorbing. I was gripped from the first page!’ CASS GREENThere’s a stranger in your house…When her stepmother dies unexpectedly, Caro returns to her childhood home in Derbyshire. She hadn’t seen Elizabeth in years, but the remote farmhouse offers refuge from a bad relationship, and a chance to start again.But going through Elizabeth’s belongings unearths memories Caro would rather stay ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Greek And Roman Mythology: History, Art, Reference. Heracles, Zeus, Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, Venus, Cyclops, Titans. (Mobi Reference)

    by MobileReference

    Learn more about Greek and Roman Mythology with this comprehensive and fully illustrated book.Audience:Intended for everyone interested Greek and Roman Mythology. Written in plain English.FEATURES:- Fully illustrated with maps, art, and photographs - Search for the words or phrases - Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page - Add Bookmarks - Designed for optimal navigation on ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD