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Tag: canongate myths

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The Goddess Chronicle

This tale may be spun from my words but I speak for the goddess, the one who governs the Realm of the Dead. My words may be dyed red with anger; they may tremble in yearning after the living; but they are all, each and…

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Win a Myth!

To celebrate 300 followers (well at least the ones I can see), I’m giving away a book of your choosing from the Canongate Myths series. If you’re not familiar with these books, you can check them out here. Closing Date: 30th August 2011 Rules: 1….

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RagnarΓΆk

RagnarΓΆk is the latest edition to Canongate’s excellent Myths series, all standalone novels by a variety of the world’s finest writers. Written by A.S. Byatt of The Children’s Book fame, it tells the Nordic story of the Judgement of the Gods or the end of…

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Binu and the Great Wall

Based on the Chinese myth of Meng Jiangnu who brought down the Great Wall with her tears of mourning, this instalment of the Canongate Myths series has ended up a surreal fairytale against a backdrop of a country in despair. Binu comes from a village…

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Canongate Myths

Before I embark on my A-Z of mythology, I’d like to introduce you to the Canongate Myths. It’s a wonderful little series of novellas (though some of them are more like novels in my opinion), written by a range of top notch authors, that retell…