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  • Mythos

    The Greek Myths Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Series Book 1 - Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths
    STEP INTO ANOTHER WORLD - OF MAGIC, MAYHEM, MONSTERS AND MANIACAL GODS - IN STEPHEN FRY'S MOMENTOUS SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, MYTHOS'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' TimesDiscover Stephen Fry's magnificent retelling of the greatest myths and legends ever told . . .___________No one loves and quarrels, desi... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Theory of Everything Else

    by Dan Schreiber ...
    This is not a book of facts; it’s a book of ‘facts’. Should you finish it believing we became the planet’s dominant species because predators found us too smelly to eat; or that the living bloodline of Christ is a family of Japanese garlic farmers – well, that’s on you.Why are we here? Do ghosts exist? Did life on Earth begin after a badly tidied-up picnic? Was it just an iceberg that sank the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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

    by Terry Brooks ...
    Series Book 4 - Fall of Shannara
    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Women Who Run With the Wolves

    Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

    "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

    $14.66 AUD

  • Once Upon A Broken Heart

    the New York Times bestseller

    Series series Once Upon a Broken Heart
    How far would you go for happily ever after?'An unputdownable fairy tale' Kerri Maniscalco, New York Times bestselling author of Kingdom of the WickedFrom the #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Caraval series, the first book in a new series about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after.For as long as she ... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Ancient Roman Afterlife

    Di Manes, Belief, and the Cult of the Dead

    A comprehensive study of the manes, their worship, and their place in Roman conceptions of their society.In ancient Rome, it was believed some humans were transformed into special, empowered beings after death. These deified dead, known as the manes, watched over and protected their surviving family members, possibly even extending those relatives’ lives. But unlike the Greek hero-cult, the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Penguin Book of Classical Myths

    The figures and events of classical myths underpin our culture and the constellations named after them fill the night sky. Whether it’s the raging Minotaur trapped in the Cretan labyrinth or the twelve labours of Hercules, Aphrodite’s birth from the waves or Zeus visiting Danae as a shower of gold, the mythology of Greece and Rome is full of unforgettable stories. All the stories of the Greek ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Storm’s Edge: Life, Death and Magic in the Islands of Orkney

    'A surprising page-turner, full of humour and startling details' The TimesFrom Peter Marshall, winner of the Wolfson Prize 2018, Storm’s Edge is a new history of the Orkney Islands that delves deep into island politics, folk beliefs and community memory on the geographical edge of Britain.Peter Marshall was born in Orkney. His ancestors were farmers and farm labourers on the northern island of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Anansi Boys

    by Neil Gaiman ...
    THE NO.1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, AND COMPANION NOVEL TO AMERICAN GODS.HIGHLY ANTICIPATED TELEVISION SERIES JUST ANNOUNCED - COMING ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO.'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 ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Daughters of Sparta

    A tale of secrets, betrayal and revenge from mythology's most vilified women

    Two sisters parted. Two women blamed. Two stories reclaimed.'Required reading for fans of Circe . . . a remarkable, thrilling debut' - Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth AvenueFor millennia, two women have been blamed for the fall of a mighty civilisation - but now it's time to hear their side of the story . . .As princesses of Sparta, Helen and Klytemnestra have ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 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

  • Need to Know

    by Timothy Good ...
    UFOs remain essentially a military and intelligence problem - and one demanding unprecedented security and deception, with access to information on a strictly "need to know" basis.Based on many years of research by one of the world's most respected authorities on alien phenomena, Need to Know draws on top-secret documents, reports of encounters with large craft of unknown origin from pilots and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Tomb of the Mili Mongga

    Fossils, Folklore, and Adventures at the Edge of Reality

    by Samuel Turvey ...
    'The Tomb of the Mili Mongga lives up to its magnificent billing' DAILY TELEGRAPH-A fossil expedition becomes a thrilling search for a mythical beast deep in the Indonesian forest – and a fascinating look at how fossils, folklore, and biodiversity converge.A tale of exciting scientific discovery, The Tomb of the Mili Mongga tells the story of Samuel Turvey's expeditions to the island of Sumba in e ... Read more

    $23.99 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

    $6.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    A Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Book

    Series Book 1 - Hogwarts Library book
    An approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since its first publication, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable guide to the magical beasts of the wizarding world. It showcases a menagerie of magical creatures, explained enchantingly by noted magizoologist, Newt Scamander, who you may remember from the film series of the same name.The shelves of the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Heroes

    The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Series Book 2 - Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths
    **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, HEROES**'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant . . . all hail Stephen Fry' DAIL MAIL_________Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard

    A Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Book

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    Series Book 3 - Hogwarts Library book
    A collection of well-loved stories for witches and wizards of all ages, The Tales of Beedle the Bard are the wizarding world's Grimm's Fairytales. This edition is translated from the original runes by Hermione Granger herself and contains helpful notes from both Professor Dumbledore and J.K. Rowling.A wonderful opportunity to read the stories that played a crucial role in the fight against Lord ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Series Book 3 - Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths
    AN EPIC BATTLE THAT LASTED TEN YEARS. A LEGENDARY STORY THAT HAS SURVIVED THOUSANDS.'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'Stephen Fry has done it again. Well written and super storytelling' 5***** READER REVIEW________'Troy. The most marvellous k... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Quidditch Through the Ages

    A Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Book

    Series Book 2 - Hogwarts Library book
    Since its publication, Quidditch Through the Ages has been one of the most popular books in the Hogwarts library. Read by Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and many more, it is the essential guide to the wizarding world's favourite game.Charting its journey from Queerditch Marsh in the eleventh century to the sophisticated sport of today, Quidditch Through the Ages will show you the moments of ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Fingerprints Of The Gods

    The International Bestseller From the Creator of Netflix’s ‘Ancient Apocalypse’.

    THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING SENSATION THAT TURNED HISTORY ON ITS HEAD, FROM THE CREATOR OF NETFLIX'S ANCIENT APOCALYPSE'One of the intellectual landmarks of the decade' Literary Review'Readers will hugely enjoy their quest in these pages of inspired storytelling' Times___________________________A revolutionary rewrite of history that has persuaded millions of readers ... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Ink & Sigil

    Book 1 of the Ink & Sigil series - from the world of the Iron Druid Chronicles

    by Kevin Hearne ...
    Series Book 1 - Ink & Sigil
    'A NEW, ACTION-PACKED, ENCHANTINGLY FUN SERIES' BooklistFrom New York Times bestselling author Kevin Hearne comes the start of a hugely entertaining new series set in the world of the Iron Druid Chronicles - about an eccentric master of magic solving an uncanny mystery in Scotland . . .Al MacBharrais is both blessed and cursed. He is blessed with an extraordinary white moustache, an appreciation ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Hell's Angels

    A Strange and Terrible Saga

    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

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Winter of the Witch

    Series Book 3 - Winternight Trilogy
    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

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Sealwoman's Gift

    the Zoe Ball book club novel of 17th century Iceland

    '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