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If you wish to immerse yourself in tantalising fiction that draws from the rich heritage of ancient tales and legends from around the world, you've come to the right place. From spellbinding myth retellings that have become modern classics to recent trendsetters, and from mesmerising myth anthologies to mythical adventures for younger readers, find your next favourite read below.

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Our Best Myths & Legends Books

The Women of Troy
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The Song of Achilles
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Treacle Walker
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Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain
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Ariadne
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Circe
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Greek Myths
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She Who Became the Sun
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The Silence of the Girls
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Mythos
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Norse Mythology
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Heroes
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Gild
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Lore Olympus: Volume One
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Pandora's Jar
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A Thousand Ships
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Daughters of Sparta
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Lore Olympus Volume Two: UK Edition
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From the classicist and author of A Thousand Ships and Pandora's Jar comes another bravura reimagining of Greek myth as the story of Medusa is transformed into a powerful meditation on mortality, betrayal and the cruel limits of beauty.

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She Who Became the Sun
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Ithaca
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Six Crimson Cranes
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Gild
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The Dragon's Promise
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Kaikeyi
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Daughters of Sparta
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Lore Olympus: Volume Three
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Lore Olympus Volume Two: UK Edition
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The Giant Dark
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The Fairy Tellers
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Heart of the Sun Warrior
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Atalanta
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Loki
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Her Dark Wings
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These Great Athenians
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The Stardust Thief
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Our Best Collected Myths & Legends Books

Greek Myths
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Norse Mythology
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The Japanese Myths
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Heroes
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The Greek Myths
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The Penguin Book of Norse Myths
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The Greek Myths
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The Penguin Book of Classical Myths
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The Prose Edda
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Gender Swapped Greek Myths
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African Myths & Legends
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Arabian Nights
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Myths from Mesopotamia
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Across seven themed chapters the acclaimed author of former Waterstones Book of the Year-shortlisted Storyland presents an inspiring excavation of the British countryside through a rich diversity of medieval texts.
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The Song of Achilles
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Mythos
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Norse Mythology
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A Thousand Ships
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The City of Brass
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The Bear and The Nightingale
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The Penelopiad
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Black Leopard, Red Wolf
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The King Must Die
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Gods of Jade and Shadow
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House of Names
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Everything Under
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Girl Meets Boy
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Till We Have Faces
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Lavinia
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Weight
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The Woman of the Wolf and Other Stories
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Our Best Myths & Legends Books for Children & Young Adults

Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Taking the Blame
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Who Let the Gods Out?
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The Usborne Book of Greek Myths
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Egyptian Myths
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Greek Myths
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Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends
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The Owl Service
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Mythopedia
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Norse Myths
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Illustrated Myths from Around the World
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Michael Morpurgo's Myths & Legends
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Daughter of Darkness (House of Shadows 1)
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O.M.G.s (OH MY GODS)
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Aarti & the Blue Gods
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The Legendeer: Shadow Of The Minotaur
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Jennifer Saint on the Greek Myth Retellings She'd Love To Read

Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne, our Fiction Book of the Month for January, picks the female characters from Greek myth that she would like to see take centre stage.

Myth and Folklore Retellings: What to Read Next

Finished The Song of Achilles, Circe, Ariadne and Pandora? Eager for more gripping tales of myth and folklore? Then look no further...

Alex Michaelides on Retelling and Revising Greek Mythology

Alex Michaelides, author of The Maidens, our Thriller of the Month for June, discusses his favourite modern retellings of the Greek myths.