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Epic tales of modern adventure

Thomas Charles Bridges

Epic tales of modern adventure

by Thomas Charles Bridges

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Published by G. G. Harrap in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adventure and adventurers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. C. Bridges and H. Hessell Tiltman ... with thirty illustrations in half-tone.
    ContributionsTiltman, Hubert Hessell, 1897- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG525 .B815 1936
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6348536M
    LC Control Number37001774
    OCLC/WorldCa2229562

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      Ancient tales of adventure, quest, and heroics come to life for modern readers through Heather Forest’s artful prose and keen curatorial skill. This multicultural anthology presents concise retellings of pivotal episodes from such epic tales as =, Beowulf, The Odyssey, The Ramayana, Mwindo, The Kojiki, The Pyramid Texts, The Popol Vuh, and. Read in a mixture of Middle-English and modern English, The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century. The tales are told as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury.


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