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  • The Summer of Secrets

    A Gripping Summer Story of Family, Secrets and War

    In this emotional novel based on Greece's real history we follow three generations of one family, broken apart by secrets and war, as Olivia travels to the island of her mother's birth to piece together a century's worth of her family's past.On the Greek island of Castellorizo young Sofía must put her big dreams on hold to support her older sister Maria with her large family. But World War II is ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Heroes

    The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    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

  • Skios

    by Michael Frayn ...
    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize'Good God, thought Oliver, as he saw the smile. She thinks I'm him! And all at once he knew it was so. He was Dr Norman Wilfred.'On the sunlit Greek island of Skios, the Fred Toppler Foundation's annual lecture is to be given by Dr Norman Wilfred, the world-famous authority on the scientific organisation of science. He turns out to be surprisingly young and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Horizon History of Ancient Greece

    Here, from award-winning historian William Harlan Hale, is the ever-fascinating story of ancient Greece - from the Bronze-Age cultures of Crete and Mycenae, the rise of the Greek city-states, and the wars with Persia to the golden age of Athens under Pericles, the Hellenistic age after Alexander's conquests, and, finally, the slow decline to the status as a Roman province. ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hearts of Stone

    A gripping historical thriller of World War II and the Greek resistance

    by Simon Scarrow ...
    A STUNNING SECOND WORLD WAR THRILLER SET IN OCCUPIED GREECE - AN EBOOK BESTSELLER!'Gripping . . . [a] moving narrative of friendships broken by war and betrayal' Sunday Times* 'Compulsively readable . . . A moving tribute to Greek resistance during the Second World War' Clare Mulley* 'So startlingly good, so utterly readable . . . Si... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Greece: A History

    Here, from the award-winning writer and historian Alexander Eliot, is the dramatic story of the rise of ancient Greece to the fall of the Greek Empire - from the city-states of Athens and Sparta to the empire of Alexander the Great and the power of Constantine, from myths of gods and goddesses to the foundations of Orthodox Christianity and from Herodotus and Homer to Aristotle and Euclid. The ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great has fascinated people for centuries - and still does. Here, from award-winning historian and journalist Charles Mercer, is the story of the military genius who became a king at twenty told with all the color and drama characteristic of Alexander's time. ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and Titans

    Heroes and Gods, Ancient Myths

    by Ross Tanner ...
    series Heroes and Gods, Ancient Myths
    Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and TitansDid you know that Zeus loved many women, both goddesses and mortals?Did you know that he turned himself into golden rain for one damsel who was locked away in a tower, and turned himself into a swan for another beauty?Did you know that he kidnapped one young princess which led to her brother founding the city of Thebes?And did yo... ... Read more

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  • The Last Greek

    Book 2 - Commander
    Few writers are better at conjuring up a vision of Ancient Greece' THE TIMES* * * * * * *210BCE.The most powerful empires in the world brawl over the spoils of a declawed Greece.Philopoemen has a vision to end the chaos and anarchy that consumes his homeland - to stop the endless wars and preserve the world he loves. He must resist the urge of the oligarchs to surrender to their oppressors and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Parthenon

    Democracy's symbolic birthplace, the famed Acropolis, stands today as a reminder of the glory that was ancient Greece. Atop this ancient citadel - once the center of Athenian civil pride and religion - stands the most famous structure in the Western world, the Parthenon. Here, historian R. Taylor Austen tells the stirring story of the Parthenon but also traces the history of Athens itself - its ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Greek Mythology: Of Gods, Mortals, Monsters & Other Legends of Ancient Greece

    Myths & Legends

    by Jordan Wells ...
    series Myths & Legends
    Greek Mythology: Of Gods, Mortals, Monsters & Other Legends of Ancient GreeceReady for the adventures of Greek mythology? Of all the myths and legends of the ancient world, it is Greek mythology that is most celebrated and richest with its characters, themes and stories. Modern adaptations of the myths, like those told through movies and TV series, pale in comparison to the real myths as told by ... Read more

    $6.60 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Thermopylae

    The Battle for the West

    An account of the ancient battle between Persia and the alliance of Greek city-states, including the legendary “300 Spartans.”In 480 BCE, Persian king Xerxes led a massive invasion of Greece. A critical point in this invasion was the battle for the pass at Thermopylae—“Hot Gates” in Greek. Xerxes had amassed one of the largest armies yet known to man, while Leonidas’s troops, a group of united ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bitter Lemons of Cyprus

    Lose yourself in this classic prize-winning memoir of life in 1950s Cyprus on the brink of revolution by the legendary king of travel writing and real-life family member of The Durrells in Corfu.'Stunning.' André Aciman'Masterly ... Casts a spell.' Jan Morris'Invades the reader's every sense ... Remarkable.' Victoria Hislop'These days I am a... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • THE REPUBLIC

    philosophy

    by plato ...
    The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia) is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of δικαιοσύνη (justice), the order and character of the just city-state and the just man, reason by which ancient readers used the name On Justice as an alternative title (not to be confused with the spurious dialogue also titled On Justice). The dramatic date of the dialogue ... Read more

    $1.05 AUD

  • Alexander The Great: A Life From Beginning To End

    by Henry Freeman ...
    What does it mean to be great? There have been many that have come through the sands of time proclaiming their own greatness. We see it in the news every day; leaders, heroes, tyrants, and even reality star presidential candidates claim that they are great. But what about Alexander the Great?Inside you will read about...✓ Alexander and the Happiness of Horses✓ Aristotle and the First Day of School ... Read more

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  • A Short History of Europe

    From Pericles to Putin

    by Simon Jenkins ...
    The first short, single-volume history of the continent - from the Dark Ages to present day - by the author of the bestselling A Short History of EnglandEurope is an astonishingly successful place. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins grippingly tells the story of its evolution from warring peoples to peace, wealth and freedom.From Greece and Rome, through the Reformation ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • North Of Ithaka

    by Eleni Gage ...
    Eleni Gage, a young journalist living in New York, leaves her Manhattan flat to return to the remote but beautiful Greek village of Lia in northern Greece and rebuild her ruined ancestral home. But this is not just another tale of quaint rustic DIY - the house was the scene of imprisonment and torture, and its ruins are stalked by the ghosts of the Greek Civil War.The story is played out in the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The History of the Peloponnesian War (Illustrated Edition)

    by Thucydides ...
    Although Herodotus is known as the Father of History, Thucydides (460-395 B.C.) could have made a pretty good claim himself. Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the 5th century BC war between Greek city states Sparta and Athens through the year 411 BC. Due to this masterpiece, Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history", because of his strict standards of ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Ill Met By Moonlight

    NOW WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY W. STANLEY MOSS'S DAUGHTER GABRIELLA BULLOCK AND AN AFTERWORD BY PATRICK LEIGH FERMORIll Met By Moonlight is the true story of one of the most hazardous missions of the Second World War. W. Stanley Moss is a young British officer who, along with Major Patrick Leigh Fermor, sets out in Nazi-occupied Crete to kidnap General Kreipe, Commander of the Sevastopool Division, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The History of the Peloponnesian War

    by Thucydides ...

    $7.38 AUD

  • Greece

    Biography of a Modern Nation

    We think we know ancient Greece, the civilisation that shares the same name and gave us just about everything that defines 'western' culture today, in the arts, sciences, social sciences and politics. Yet, as Greece has been brought under repeated scrutiny during the financial crises that have convulsed the country since 2010, worldwide coverage has revealed just how poorly we grasp the modern ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Ionian Islands and Epirus

    by Jim Potts ...
    Book 2 - Landscapes of the Imagination
    Scattered off the west coast of mainland Greece are the seven Ionian Islands, celebrated for their spectacular landscapes, olive groves and classical associations. Together with the mountainous mainland region of Epirus, the combined populations of Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira constitute less than a twentieth of the population of Greece, yet they have made a huge ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Greek Mythology

    The Complete Guide to Greek Gods & Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes, and the Best Mythological Tales!

    by Peter Komak, TBD ...
    GREEK MYTHOLOGYTales of Greek mythology have been passed down for thousands of years, and have gone on to have a great impact on Western society. These stories are the inspiration for many poems, books, movies, and television shows. This book aims to provide you with a greater understanding of these incredible stories, and why they are so powerful and intriguing!Inside, you will learn about the ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Greek Mythology

    A Traveller's Guide from Mount Olympus to Troy

    The Greek myths have a universal appeal, reaching far beyond the time and physical place in which they were created. But many are firmly rooted in specific settings: Thebes dominates the tragedy of Oedipus; Mycenae broods over the fates of Agamemnon and Electra; Knossos boasts the scene of Theseus's slaying of the Minotaur; Tiryns was where Heracles set out from on each of his twelve labours.Here, ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD