The Giant Book of Myths and Legends Author:Mike Ashley (Editor) Gathered together in The Giant Book of Myths and Legends are more than fifty spellbinding tales of ancient wonder from over twenty cultures. Reflecting the full range of human experience, the collection starts with myths of birth and creation, moves through stories of voyage and discovery, to legends of love, adventure and conquest, and conclude... more »s with tales exploring death and the world beyond.
Originating from Africa, North America, Europe, India, and Japan are tales recounted by such master storytellers as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Kingsley, Andre Lang, William Morris, Charles Leland, and Lafcadio Hearn, as well as narratives by such contemporary folklorists as Peter Tremayne and Jessica Amanda Salmonson. A Fascinating journey through history, the stories contained in The Giant Book of Myths are sure to captivate the imagination from the beginning of time.
Presents traditional tales from Celtic, Indian, Ancient Greek, Persian, Japanese, African, Scandinavian and other mythologies.« less