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Death and the underworld

Author: Anthony Horowitz; Thomas Yeates
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rediscover classic myths and legends [of afterlife] in these action-packed retellings-- P. [4] of cover.

From familiar stories like the Greek myth of Orpheus, to lesser known tales like the Viking legend of the poet Nornagest and his precious candle, this collection is full of characters who are brave enough (or foolish enough) to cheat death and tell the tale.

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Legends
Folkore Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Legends Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Horowitz; Thomas Yeates
ISBN: 9780753465424 0753465426 0753419386 9780753419380
OCLC Number: 726743182
Description: 133 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Death and the boy --
Orpheus in the underworld --
Death of Nornagest --
Seven pomegranate seeds --
Wishes of Savitri --
Nidud the cruel --
Five visions of hell.
Responsibility: Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Thomas Yeates.

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