Tales of the Greek Heroes

Retold from the Ancient Authors
Roger Lancelyn Green
Illustrated by Romy Blümel
Introduced by Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry introduces the new Folio Society edition of Tales of the Greek Heroes, with Roger Lancelyn Green’s epic quests vividly illustrated by Romy Blümel.

Roger Lancelyn Green had a passion and talent for translating the complex language of myths into a format that fascinates and engages readers of all ages – and has done for generations. In Tales of the Greek Heroes, he brings together a broad collection of stories of the Heroic Age. This beautifully imagined Folio edition includes newly commissioned, hand-painted illustrations that vividly depict the myths. It is a collection that will be avidly read and treasured by children, and rediscovered with nostalgic zeal by adults.


‘Great feats of both heroism and cruelty are recorded in these powerful and dramatic stories which have influenced storytelling ever since.’

  1. Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4kids

Bound in blocked cloth
Set in Haarlemmer
280 pages
Frontispiece and 6 colour plates, 2 of which are double-page spreads
1 double-page full-colour map
Printed endpapers
Blocked slipcase
10˝ x 7 ½˝

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