Myths Box Set

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Canongate Books, 2005
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We want to tell the story again. This is a limited edition boxset, including the first 3 titles to be launched in "The Myths" series. It includes an exclusive introductory note to the series by Philip Pullman. It is the ultimate Christmas gift for book lovers. Featuring the first 3 titles, The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood; Weight by Jeanette Winterson; A Short History of Myth by Karen Armstrong, published in the Myths series. The Myths is a series hailed as 'The most ambitious simultaneous worldwide publication ever undertaken' The Times. Each book in the series is a retelling of a myth by an internationally renowned author. Set to run for many, many years to come (the current estimate is that the 100th myth in this series will be published in 2038), this boxset is a fantastic collectors item, a sumptuous gift or simply a real treat for everyone who enjoys outstanding literature.

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Review: The Myths: A Short History of Myth / The Penelopiad / Weight

User Review  - Tortla - Goodreads

Philip Pullman's "A word or two about myths" evidenced his usual love for storytelling. And a nice little anti-formalist/anti-structuralist stab at those who would simplify all stories into basic ... Read full review

Review: The Myths: A Short History of Myth / The Penelopiad / Weight

User Review  - Phyllis - Goodreads

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Works by Karen Armstrong, Margaret Atwood and Jeanette Winterson are included in this boxset.

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