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Wonder at the ancient stories from Britain and around the world which form the bedrock of modern literature. Whether Greek myths, Celtic and Norse legends or Egyptian Mysticism, the Folio Society publishes a beautiful collection of Mythology books. Folio books include original or carefully researched illustrations and come with specially designed hardback covers. See below for the full list of Folio Mythology books.

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African Folktales book

African Folktales

Roger D. Abrahams

With a preface by the Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka, this anthology collects folktales from across the African continent – including classic trickster tales like ‘Spider Outwits the Rich Woman’, and stories about navigating the complexities of life such as ‘Never Ask Me About My Family’.

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The Icelandic Sagas book

The Icelandic Sagas

Magnus Magnusson (ed.)

Punctuated by a series of eerie illustrations by Simon Noyes, these great Nordic stories of mythology, exploration and violence are chosen and prefaced by Magnus Magnusson.

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The Norse Myths book

The Norse Myths

The inspiration behind generations of literature and storytelling, the mythology that drove the Vikings is retold here with vitality and humour.

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A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World book

A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World

Robert Bringhurst

A revelatory examination of a unique oral culture, published for the first time in the UK.

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