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Death and the underworld

Author: Anthony Horowitz; Thomas Yeates
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's, 2011.
Series: Legends.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When life is over, and the conflicted souls of the dead wend their weary way down to the underworld, what do they see? A three-headed dog with slavering jaws, a dark and foreboding river with a skeletal ferryman or simply darkness? Only the very brave or very foolish will venture down into the realm of the afterlife by choice, and they will seldom live to tell the tale ...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's nonfiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Legends
Fantasy
Legends Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Horowitz; Thomas Yeates
ISBN: 9780330510189 0330510185
OCLC Number: 720525444
Description: 133 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Death and the boy (West African) --
Orpheus in the underworld (Greek) --
The death of Nornagest (Norse) --
The seven pomegranate seeds (Greek) --
The wishes of Savitri (Indian) --
Nidud the Cruel (Norse) --
Five visions of Hell.
Series Title: Legends.
Responsibility: Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Thomas Yeates.

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Don't mess with the gods. And if they mess with you? Run like hell ...  Read more...

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