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More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife, narrated by Emma Fenney.

The Mythology Book explores the compelling worlds and characters depicted in myths and legends. Delve into each myth and discover the meanings behind these stories, getting to the heart of their significance to different cultures worldwide. More than just stories, myths are testament to the amazing creativity of humans striving to explain and make sense of the world around them. Revisit your favorite myths and discover brand new ones - discover Zeus, god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods; Loki, the cunning trickster with a knack for causing havoc; Thor with his mighty hammer; and Hades, ruler of the underworld.

Beyond the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greek, Roman, and Norse myths, this audiobook delves into the stories woven by the Australian aborigines, the Cherokee, and Aztecs, each brimming with amazing characters and insights into human existence.

©2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd (P)2019 DK Audio

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not well suited for audio book

the listing it does is hard to listen to. the shorties are only a few minutes long.

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to much jumping

no flow to much jumping not my cup of tea would not recommend and I enjoy mythology