Buying Options

Kindle Price: £4.99

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Buy for others

Give as a gift or purchase for a group.
Learn more

Buying and sending Kindle Books to others

Select quantity
Choose delivery method and buy Kindle Books
Recipients can read on any device

These Kindle Books can only be redeemed by recipients in your country. Redemption links and Kindle Books cannot be resold.

Quantity: 
This item has a maximum order quantity limit.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Share <Embed>
Kindle app logo image

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer - no Kindle device required. Learn more.

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera - scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold (Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths Book 1) by [Stephen Fry]

Follow the author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold (Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths Book 1) Kindle Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 13,119 ratings

Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
£4.99
Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download

Next 3 for you in this series See full series
Total Kindle Price: £15.97
By clicking on the above button, you agree to Amazon's Kindle Store Terms of Use
Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
Price set by publisher.


From the Publisher

Also out now . . .

Discover Stephen Fry's glorious retelling of the epic stories of the Greek heroes and the siege of Troy

Product description

About the Author

Stephen Fry is an award-winning comedian, actor, presenter and director. He rose to fame alongside Hugh Laurie in A Bit of Fry and Laurie (which he co-wrote with Laurie) and Jeeves and Wooster, and was unforgettable as General Melchett in Blackadder. He has hosted over 180 episodes of QI, and has narrated all seven of the Harry Potter novels for the audiobook recordings. He is the bestselling author of four novels - The Liar, The Hippopotamus, Making History and The Stars' Tennis Balls - as well as three volumes of autobiography - Moab is My Washpot, The Fry Chronicles and More Fool Me. Mythos, Heroes and Troy, his retelling of the Greek myths, are all Sunday Times bestsellers. --This text refers to the audioCD edition.

Review

The Greek myths are told to you here by the ever-soothing voice of Stephen Fry, who takes you from Zeus to Athena with his typical humour. The Greek gods of the past become relatable as pop culture, modern literature and music are woven throughout. It is joyfully informal yet full of the literary legacy threaded through so much of the tapestry of contemporary GreeceThe Guardian

Wit and erudition are impressively evident . . . Read by Fry with his accustomed ebullient showmanship [he] gives the legends modern resonance by telling them with a contemporary colloquial twist' -- AUDIOBOOK of the WEEK ― The Times

Mythos is the best thing he's written since his superb first novel . . . it is entertaining and edifying - one cannot really ask for more than thatThe Telegraph

Fry's lively writing certainly conveys his lifelong passion for Greek myths . . . It's a rollicking good readThe Independent

Fry
reimagines the Greek myths with wit, warmth and humanity, bringing them into the modern age. A welcome addition to any bookshelf ― Book Bag

Mythos is Stephen's vivid retelling of the Greek myths. Bringing to life the Gods, monsters and mortals of Ancient Greece, he reimagines their astonishing stories for the modern world.Express and Star

Perfect for the 21st Century. Ebullient, funny, Fry retells the Greek myths with elegance The Times

A wondrous new immersion in ancient stories we only thought weknew. Page to page, Mythos is brilliant, funny, erudite, inventive, surprising and enthralling -- Richard North Patterson ― -

[Fry] exhibits prodigious learning, a great facility with words, and enormous erudition and enthusiasm Mail on Sunday

Lively, humorous and intimate, this retelling has real charm The Guardian

Fry takes us from
Zeus to Athena with humour. The Greek gods of the past become relatable as pop culture, modern literature and music are woven throughout. Joyfully informal yet full of the literary legacyGuardian

Fresh revivals of the myths of ancient Greece. In his own imitable style, Fry takes an erudite look at the doings of gods, goddesses, kings, queens and ordinary mortalsThe Bay

I quite like
Mythos, Stephen Fry's book on the Greek myths - he makes them amusing. I like people that illuminate the past with humour -- Jools Holland

Mythos has the gripping nature that one would hope for from a modern blockbuster. Filled with a sharp and delightful sense of humour, Stephen Fry's many witticisms making it an even more enjoyable read. I would recommend it for so many reasonsThe National

Brilliant . . . Stephen Fry's writing style makes it appealing to all. There's something for everyoneThe Herald

Reimagines the lives of ancient Greek gods and goddesses through a humorous lens, using casual language and making valuable comparisons to modern characters or events. It's also just really, really funnyAmerican Express Essentials

Arguably the greatest living EnglishmanIndendent on Sunday

The patron saint of British intelligenceDaily Telegraph

National Treasure: noun - someone or something regarded as emblematic of a nation's cultural heritage, such as Stephen Fry ― Oxford English Dictionary --This text refers to the audioCD edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B071CN6W7T
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin; 1st edition (2 Nov. 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 27279 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 402 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1405934131
  • Customer reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 13,119 ratings

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.
Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.
Full content visible, double tap to read brief content.

Discover more of the author’s books, see similar authors, read author blogs and more

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
4.6 out of 5
13,119 global ratings

Top reviews from United Kingdom

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 November 2018
187 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 December 2018
158 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 November 2018
97 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 May 2018
225 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 September 2018
51 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 February 2019
Customer image
4.0 out of 5 stars Myths Busted !!!
By Cj81 on 8 February 2019
Okay so being a massive fan of Greek mythology and the like this caught my eye on here on my recommendations home page so I purchased and wasn't disappointed. Although not very over the top exciting I just couldn't put it down reading the exploits of Zeus and His wife Hera. Stephen Fry is very eloquent with his wording as the man's posh himself. Haha. A canny read so give it a go. Each to their own opinion and the world won't end if you don't like it. 😊
Images in this review
Customer image
Customer image
33 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 July 2018
28 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 6 August 2018
27 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Report an issue

Does this item contain inappropriate content?
Do you believe that this item violates a copyright?
Does this item contain quality or formatting issues?