Bernard Evslin's Greek Mythology

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Gods, heroes, and monsters made accessible by “one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world” (The New York Times).
 
With over ten million copies of his books sold worldwide, Bernard Evslin’s modern takes on Greek myths have captured the imaginations of countless readers.
 
Collected here in one volume are nine books of timeless action and adventure surrounding such legendary figures as Zeus and the Olympians; heroes such as Perseus, who slew the hideous Medusa; the epic struggles of the Trojan War; and much, much more . . .
 
This ebook includes Gods, Demigods and Demons; Hercules; Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths; Jason and the Argonauts; Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One; Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume Two; The Adventures of Ulysses; The Dolphin Rider; and The Trojan War.
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Bernard Evslin (1922–1993) was a bestselling and award-winning author known for his works on Greek and other cultural mythologies. The New York Times called him “one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world.” He was born in New Rochelle, New York, and attended Rutgers University. After several years working as a playwright, screenwriter, and documentary producer, he began publishing novels and short stories in the late 1960s. During his long career, Evslin published more than seventy books—over thirty of which were for young adults. His bestseller Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths has been translated into ten different languages and has sold more than ten million copies worldwide. He won the National Education Association Award in 1961, and in 1986 his book Hercules received the Washington Irving Children’s Book Choice Award. Evslin died in Kauai, Hawaii, at the age of seventy-seven.
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Open Road Media
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Published on
Dec 5, 2017
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Pages
2530
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ISBN
9781504049986
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Young Adult Fiction / Historical / Ancient Civilizations
Young Adult Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / Greek & Roman
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"Greek mythology provides the frame for this exciting amalgam of action, friendship, and girl-detective fiction."--Booklist
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