Matt Clayton
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Matt Clayton

Matt Clayton is a best-selling author who is particularly known for his excellent take on mythology. Two of his best-selling books are Greek Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters and Norse Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Norse Folklore Including Fairy Tales, Legends, Sagas and Myths of the Norse Gods and Heroes.

As an author, Matt's mission is to unveil the captivating stories from the ancient world. So far, he has done a phenomenal job in terms of giving the readers what they want. When Matt is not wearing the author's hat, he is either reading, eating, sleeping or working on projects related to his brand Captivating History. You can check out his Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMNMpSc81hvn5OC26yj-5Jw

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Best Sellers

    • Japanese Mythology

    • A Captivating Guide to Japanese Folklore, Myths, Fairy Tales, Yokai, Heroes and Heroines
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Japan is a single nation, but its origins are so old, and often, so fragmented, that unified mythology and folklore can be difficult to point to. Still, there are some key texts, tales, and characters we can focus on which will give us a pretty good sense of Japanese mythology....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Please get a native speaker to read.

    • By Anthony on 08-03-18
    • A Captivating Guide to Japanese Folklore, Myths, Fairy Tales, Yokai, Heroes and Heroines
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Release date: 05-25-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 52 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Hindu Mythology

    • A Captivating Guide to Hindu Myths, Hindu Gods, and Hindu Goddesses
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    The stories in Hindu myth stem from traditions within Hinduism, drawing on stories from ancient texts, like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thanks to the Author

    • By Ellison on 06-04-18
    • A Captivating Guide to Hindu Myths, Hindu Gods, and Hindu Goddesses
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 05-25-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 35 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Norse Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Norse Folklore Including Fairy Tales, Legends, Sagas and Myths of the Norse Gods and Heroes

    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The stories from Norse mythology linger in our culture today. Four days of our week are named after members of the Norse pantheon (Tyr, Woden (Odin), Thor, and Frigg). Wagner’s Ring Cycle has kept one version of one of the great Norse stories alive in the minds of music lovers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories.

    • By Mario Ramos on 05-16-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Chinese Mythology

    • A Captivating Guide to Chinese Folklore Including Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends from Ancient China
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    This amazing collection of Chinese myths will allow you to enter the Chinese mind, so you can gather secrets and wisdom from a proud and respected country....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Concise, interesting.

    • By Daniel on 12-13-18
    • A Captivating Guide to Chinese Folklore Including Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends from Ancient China
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 07-16-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 38 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Mythology: Captivating Greek, Egyptian, Norse, Celtic and Roman Myths of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters

    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow, Dryw McArthur
    • Length: 18 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    This audiobook collection includes five captivating books, a huge collection of the best myths and stories of gods, goddesses, monsters, and mortals....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected

    • By Wayne Willmore on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Egyptian Mythology

    • A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: J. D. Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    From what we know of history, Egypt, along with Sumer, were the foundations of civilization. The Fertile Crescent, which stretched from the Nile Valley to the twin rivers in Mesopotamia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed It

    • By Jack on 09-11-17
    • A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: J. D. Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Release date: 08-18-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 39 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Celtic Mythology

    • Captivating Celtic Myths of Celtic Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Legendary Creatures
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    If you're looking for a collection of Celtic myths that speaks to all ages then keep reading… Giants and fairies, druidical magic, impossible deeds done by heroes: all of these are features of Celtic myths and legends. In this book, you will discover heroic stories about gods and goddesses and epic tales of love and betrayal all filled with spiritualism and even occasional humor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OUt of this world

    • By Mira Wilson on 08-17-18
    • Captivating Celtic Myths of Celtic Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Legendary Creatures
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 08-10-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Asian Mythology

    • A Captivating Guide to Chinese Mythology, Japanese Mythology and Hindu Mythology
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Introducing an Asian mythology trilogy from the creator of the Captivating History series. This book includes three captivating books....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, bad editing

    • By Morgan Jollymore on 02-05-19
    • A Captivating Guide to Chinese Mythology, Japanese Mythology and Hindu Mythology
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 08-27-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 27 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Celtic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and Beliefs

    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    In this audiobook, you will discover the various aspects of Celtic beliefs, gods, and sagas, gaining a general overall picture of their culture....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Information in a Confusing Manor

    • By James on 04-29-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Egyptian Mythology

    • Captivating Egyptian Myths of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    You have found a captivating audiobook that includes many of the most popular Egyptian myths in an easy-to-listen-to format....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Plain Language

    • By Isaiah Christian on 07-12-18
    • Captivating Egyptian Myths of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures
    • By: Matt Clayton
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 06-21-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 36 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

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