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The Abduction of Sita
R.K. Narayan.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141026848.  Daedalus Item Code: 32285
 
A hero must save the woman he loves, in this extract from the great Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Lord Ravana has enslaved all the gods and now rules the world, yet he cannot resist a beautiful ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Legendary Lands
Umberto Eco. Alastair McEwen, trans.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847841219.  Daedalus Item Code: 39167
 
Here the author of The Name of the Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, and The Prague Cemetery takes us on a fascinating, abundantly illustrated tour of the fabled places in literature ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths
Stephen P. Kershaw.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295127.  Daedalus Item Code: 21978
 
From the origins of the gods through the homecomings of Odysseus and the Trojan heroes, from the greed of Midas and his golden touch to the reckless enthusiasm of Icarus flying too close to the sun, ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762438518.  Daedalus Item Code: 32957
 
Who was Robin Hood? Throughout history the figures of the hooded man of Sherwood Forest and his band of outlaws have transfixed readers and viewersóbut who was the real Robin Hood? The story grew out ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Holy Grail: History, Myth, Religion
Giles Morgan.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762441013.  Daedalus Item Code: 40316
 
Charting the evolution of the legend of the Grail, this revised edition of Giles Morgan's The Holy Grail offers insight into the shift from Celtic paganism to Christianity in Europe. Morgan ... (Read More)
 
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Celtic Mysteries: The Ancient Religion
John Sharkey.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810095.  Daedalus Item Code: 40753
 
A warlike people with a complex set of religious beliefs, the Celts were among the last tribes of Europe. John Sharkey includes examples of Celtic poetry, and details what is known about the lives ... (Read More)
 
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The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa
James Riordan. Jenny Stow, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847802767.  Daedalus Item Code: 32117
 
Long, long ago, when the earth was new, the great river goddess Yemoya sent her daughter Aje to marry a handsome earth chief in the Land of Shining Day, in this retelling of a Yoruba tale by ... (Read More)
 
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A Fistful of Pearls: And Other Tales from Iraq
Elizabeth Laird. Shelley Fowles, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845076412.  Daedalus Item Code: 34354
 
Powerful Caliphs, talking elephants, mysterious magiciansóthe folk tales of Iraq are filled with otherworldly creatures, enchantment, and earthy humor, hearkening back to a happier time in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Girl Who Married a Ghost: And Other Tales from Nigeria
Ifeoma Onyefulu. Julia Cairns, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847801760.  Daedalus Item Code: 34355
 
Drawing on fables she heard as a child in her village in eastern Nigeria, Ifeoma Onyefulu presents ten stories of spirits and crafty animals for readers 8 to 12. In one tale, the greatest wrestler in ... (Read More)
 
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The Grail: Quest for the Eternal
John Matthews.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810279.  Daedalus Item Code: 40754
 
Most often associated with Sir Galahad and the Knights of the Round Table, the Holy Grail has been the subject of speculation and reverence since the Middle Ages. John Matthews details the history of ... (Read More)
 
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The Holy Grail
Giles Morgan.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785821694.  Daedalus Item Code: 40138
 
Charting the emergence of the legend of the Grail, this handsome volume offers insight into the shift from Celtic paganism to Christianity in Western Europe. The influence of Eastern mysticism ... (Read More)
 
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How the Whale Became: And Other Stories
Ted Hughes. Jackie Morris, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845079284.  Daedalus Item Code: 34357
 
Long ago when the world was brand new, there were many animals, but they were all very much the same. In these 11 creation tales for readers 8 to 12, the former British Poet Laureate and ... (Read More)
 
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