Oh My Gods

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AUTHOR
Philip Freeman
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12,44 MB
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Oh My Gods.pdf
ISBN
6466466994000

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From acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, a contemporary retelling of classic Greek and Roman mythology. The Greek and Roman myths have never died out; in fact they are as relevant today as ever in their sharp observations about human nature. For thousands of years they have inspired plays, operas, and paintings; today they live on in movies and video games. Oh My Gods is a contemporary retelling of some of the most popular myths by Philip Freeman, a noted classicist. These tales of errant gods, fantastic creatures, and human heroes are brought to life in fresh and modern versions. Powerful Zeus; his perpetually aggrieved wife, Hera; talented Apollo; beautiful Aphrodite; fierce Athena; the dauntless heroes Theseus and Hercules; and the doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice still inspire awe, give us courage, and break our hearts. From the astonishing tales of the Argonauts to the immortal narrative of the Battle of Troy, these ancient tales have inspired writers from Shakespeare to J. K. Rowling. In Philip Freeman's vibrant retelling they will doubtless inspire a new generation of readers.

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The strip initially featured four main cartoon characters whose outlook on life was ... 3 Stars Oh My Gods is a teen contemporary about Helen who is the half-god daughter of Zeus and her trying to live a normal life. I picked this book up because I wanted to read more UKYA novels and the concept sounded fun.

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