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Most popular Myth & legend told as fiction books

The most popular Myth & legend told as fiction books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Norse Mythology
Mythology
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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold
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Circe: The International No. 1 Bestseller - Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019
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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold
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Norse Mythology
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Circe: The International No. 1 Bestseller - Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019
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Snow, Glass, Apples
A stunning graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's retelling of Snow White.
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Once Upon a River: The Sunday Times bestseller
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Silence of the Girls: Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019
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Norse Mythology
Introducing an instant classic-master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.
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Nightjar
In this fabulous, immersive adventure, a mysterious parcel is about to change Alice Wyndham's life. It will lead her to a magical London infused with Finnish mythology - and reveal the only thing that can save her best friend.
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Bond Undone: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 2
The most popular series by the most successful Chinese author - a cultural monument translated into English for the first time
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Le Morte Darthur: The Winchester Manuscript
The greatest English version of the stories of King Arthur, Le Morte Darthur was completed in 1469-70 by Sir Thomas Malory, `knight prisoner'. This generously annotated edition, in a new abridgement by Helen Cooper based on the Winchester manuscript, represents what Malory wrote more closely than the first version printed by William Caxton.
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Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book
A glorious reinvention of the iconic bestseller Good Omens, a highly acclaimed TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the BBC.
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Unreliable Man
From the internationally bestselling author of Sophie's World, a novel about loneliness, language, lies and the power of storytelling.
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Song of Achilles
A breathtakingly original rendering of the Trojan War - a devastating love story and a tale of gods and kings, immortal fame and the human heart
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Tales from King Arthur
In this selection of plays by the editor, the reader is taken into the romantic world of the gallant knights of the round table and their courageous and chivalrous deeds, fair maidens, castles steeped in history, the quest for the holy grail, and tragic love for Guinevere.
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These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Collection of New Stories inspired by Myth & Legend
Eight new stories from eight literary writers at the height of their powers, all inspired by myth and legend. Stories by Sarah Hall, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Adam Thorpe, Edward Carey, Sarah Moss, Alison Macleod, Paul Kingsnorth and Fiona Mozley.
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Bridge of Clay
THE EPIC BESTSELLING NEW NOVEL FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK THIEF'If The Book Thief was a novel that allowed Death to steal the show...
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Little Snake
A magical, charming and deeply moving fable about love, family, war and resilience from the Costa Prize-winning author of Day
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Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THE GODDESS IN YOUR LIFE THIS CHRISTMAS. Wonder at Medusa's potent venom, Circe's fierce sorcery and Athena rising up over Olympus, as Nikita Gill majestically explores the untold stories of the life bringers, warriors, creators, survivors and destroyers that shook the world - the great Greek Goddesses.
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Lay of Aotrou and Itroun
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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Little Darlings
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Prose Edda
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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Grace Year
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Bridge of Clay: From bestselling author of The Book Thief
THE EPIC NEW NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BOOK THIEF'If The Book Thief was a novel that allowed Death to steal the show...
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Little Snake
A magical, charming and deeply moving fable about the journey we all take through life, about love and family, about war and resilience, about how we live in this world, and how we leave it
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Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer
Combines mythology, legend and human drama. This book focuses on the heroic deeds of Sigurd the dragon slayer who acquires magical knowledge from one of Odin's Valkyries. It incorporates strands from the oral narratives of the fourth and fifth centuries, when Attila the Hun and other warriors fought on the northern frontiers of the Roman Empire.
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Robin Hood
Robin Hood is the best-loved outlaw of all time. This edition tells of the adventures of the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest - Robin himself, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and Alan-a-Dale, as well as Maid Marian, good King Richard, and Robin's deadly enemies Guy of Gisborne and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.
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Ragnarok: The End of the Gods
An odyssey of childhood, mythology and the imagination from the Booker Prize-winning author of Possession and The Children's Book
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Lady Hotspur
STRIKE FAST, LOVE HARD, LIVE FOREVER
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Fierce Fairytales: & Other Stories to Stir Your Soul
Beautifully illustrated feminist fairytales for young and old.
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Apple and Knife
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Earlie King & the Kid in Yellow
A noir thriller, a lyric romance and a dystopian saga in one fearless debut novel
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Thousand Ships
A feminist retelling of the Trojan War - giving voices to the women the myths forgot . . .
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Bond Undone: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 2
The most popular series by the most successful Chinese author - a cultural monument translated into English for the first time
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Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams
The powerful retelling of the Celtic myth of Angus, god of dreams, from the number one Sunday Times bestselling author
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Tales from the Arabian Nights
The beautiful Scheherazade's royal husband threatens to kill her, so each night she diverts him by weaving wonderful tales of fantastic adventure, leaving each story unfinished so that he spares her life to hear the ending the next night.
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Ten Thousand Doors of January
A lyrical, spellbinding debut about the call of adventure, love against the odds and the power of stories to open doors to other worlds
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Of Men and Angels
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Once Upon a River
'A truly extraordinary book' - Dinah Jefferies'I was completely spellbound' - Ruth Hogan'Just marvellous' - Jo Baker'A true storyteller' - The TimesIt was the longest night of the year when the strangest of things happened . . .
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Gingerbread
Helen Oyeyemi, the prize-winning author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What is Not Yours is Not Yours, returns with a bewitching and inventive novel about motherhood, family legacy and . . . gingerbread.
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Magical Unicorn Society: The Golden Unicorn - Secrets and Legends
The Magical Unicorn Society has opened its doors once again, inviting unicorn lovers to enjoy 8 new enchanting tales featuring the magical unicorn families.
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Hand, the Eye and the Heart
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Aesop's Fables: The Cruelty of the Gods
The greatest collection of fables ever written, updated for our turbulent times.
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Folk
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Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony
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Ness
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Stories From Around the World
Whether you're ready to sail the high seas with Sinbad the Sailor, or fight alongside brave warrior Hua Mulan, you're guaranteed to find your favourite legends right here. And no matter how the story starts, you'll always find your happy ending. Including: Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, Hua Mulan and many more.
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Story Keeper
The spellbinding second novel from the author of the acclaimed THE UNSEEING - for any reader of THE WITCH FINDER'S SISTER