Various Penguin Epics

ISBN 13: 9780140912005

Penguin Epics

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9780140912005: Penguin Epics

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This beautiful limited edition boxed set contains the stunningly designed new Penguin Epics series: twenty short tales of human adventure, legend and myth. Penguin Epics depict the most extreme acts of heroism, ambition, bravery and violence, and in doing so they reveal mankind's most profound aspirations and darkest fears. From the rip-roaring exploits of Alexander the Great, through Dante’s terrifying description of the Descent into Hell, to the swashbuckling adventures of Sindbad, these works will take the reader on a journey through the most astonishing and heroic legends of the past four-and-a-half thousand years of literature.

The boxed set includes:

The Epic of Gilgamesh


Odysseus Returns Home

Xerxes Invades Greece

The Sea, The Sea

The Abduction of Sita

Jason and the Golden Fleece

The Destruction of Troy

The Serpent's Teeth

The Fall of Jerusalem

The Madness of Nero

Cupid and Psyche

The Legendary Adventures of Alexander the Great


Siegfried's Murder

Sagas and Myths of the Northmen

The Sunjata Story

The Descent into Hell

King Arthur's Last Battle

The Voyages of Sindbad

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