Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Version: Unabridged
Author: Bernard Evslin
Narrator: Todd Haberkorn
Genres: Fairy Tales & Folklore
Publisher: Graymalkin Media
Published In: February 2014
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 6 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

Having sold millions of copies in print, Bernard Evslin's classic retelling of the Greek myths captures the excitement and enchantment of the stories that have influenced many of today's popular films and novels. Easy to understand and fun to read for both adults and children, it is no wonder this book has been taught in schools all over the world.

Evslin introduces readers to the wondrous and terrifying world of superhuman beings, such as Medusa and the Minotaur, and the glory of gods like Zeus, Athena, and Poseidon brought magically to life through heroes such as Perseus, Daedalus, Prometheus, and others.

Author Details

Author Details

Evslin, Bernard

Bernard Evslin (1922 1993) was a bestselling and award-winning author known for his works on Greek and other cultural mythologies. The "New York Times" called him one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world. He was born in New Rochelle, New York, and attended Rutgers University. After several years working as a playwright, screenwriter, and documentary producer, he began publishing novels and short stories in the late 1960s. During his long career, Evslin published more than seventy books over thirty of which were for young adults. His bestseller "Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths" has been translated into ten different languages and has sold more than ten million copies worldwide. He won the National Education Association Award in 1961, and in 1986 his book "Hercules" received the Washington Irving Children s Book Choice Award. Evslin died in Kauai, Hawaii, at the age of seventy-seven.