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Flynn, Benedict

Overview
Works: 37 works in 248 publications in 2 languages and 2,757 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Legends  Folklore  Children's audiobooks  Arthurian romances  Biography  Short stories  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Translator, Adapter, Editor
Classifications: PQ4315, 851.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Benedict Flynn
Publications by Benedict Flynn
Most widely held works by Benedict Flynn
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and German and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Robin Hood by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 384 libraries worldwide
The popularity of Robin Hood endures for ever. In this bright re-telling for audiobook by Benedict Flynn, complete with sound effects. Robin Hood steals from the rich and gives to the poor, faces and overcomes the Sheriff of Nottingham, is supported by Little John and Alan a'Dale, and meets Maid Marian. But the drama and the danger are ever present, and sadness is not far away
Beowulf ( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
The oldest long poem in Old English, written about 1000 A.D., Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior in Southern Scandinavia in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorises the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result he has to face her enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon. The tale is powerfully performed here by Crawford Logan in a lively modern translation from the original West Saxon dialect. A new verse translation by Benedict Flynn
The Inferno : from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Led by Virgil, the poet is taken down into the depths and shown the seven layers of Hell and those doomed to suffer eternal torment for vices exhibited and sins committed on earth. The 'Inferno' is the first part of the 'Divine Comedy' which continues the journey through Purgatory and Paradise
The adventures of Odysseus by Benedict Flynn( file )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The Adventures of Odysseus is the story of what happened after the Trojan War when Odysseus, the most cunning of all the Greek heroes, left Troy and made his way back to his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus. It was first told by a poet named Homer nearly three thousand years ago and is retold in this new version especially for younger listeners
King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table by Benedict Flynn( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the adventures and exploits of King Arthur and his knights at the court of Camelot and elsewhere in the land of the Britons
Tales of Irish myths by Benedict Flynn( file )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and German and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Three key stories from the mists of Irish Legend retold by Benedict Flynn, with atmospheric music and sound effects. Enter a mysterious world where the line between the fantastical and the real is blurred: mortals and immortals live strange entwined lives and nature and high magic exist side by side
Paradise : from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
While in the worlds below the poet was able to revel in the painstaking description of strange creatures and fantastic landscapes, in Paradise his task is to introduce us to the pure and just, whose abode is clear air adorned only with singing stars and ever more brilliant light. In Paradise, Dante is granted a vision of God's Heavenly court, the angels, the Blessed Virgin and the presence of God Himself
Purgatory : from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
The Poet and his guide, Virgil, ascend the terraces of the Mount of Purgatory, inhabited by those doing penance in an attempt to expiate their sins
A life of Dante by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
This is a brief account of Dante's life compiled from various sources. It sets the known facts of his life against the turmoil of the times, and puts the personal nature of his poetry into perspective
The Tale of Troy by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
"There was once a time, nearly four thousand years ago, when the tall towers of a city called Troy reached gleaming into the sky; when its proud king fought against an invading army in a desperate siege. [The story] was so important to the ancient Greeks that its author, Homer, became a kind of hero. Long after his death artists, thinkers and ordinary people still look to his tale for inspiration."--Container
The happy prince and other tales by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde's fairy stories are among the greatest and most poignant classics for children and adults alike. Humour, pathos and delightful little characters abound in the stories of 'The Happy Prince' and the Swallow who agrees to keep him company despite approaching winter; 'The Selfish Giant', who doesn't want children playing in his garden, and 'The Remarkable Rocket'. In addition, there are those not so familiar - 'The Star Child', 'The Young King' and 'The Devoted Friend'
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight - but at what cost?
The Divine comedy : [the Carlyle-Wicksteed translation] by Dante Alighieri( file )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Dante's vision, The divine comedy, has profoundly affected every generation since it first appeared in the early 14th century. The box set contains the trilogy of The Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise, plus a biography of Dante, A life of Dante, which puts the very personal nature of his poetry into perspective
Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Led by Virgil, the poet is taken down into the depths and shown the seven layers of Hell and those doomed to suffer eternal torment for vices exhibited and sins committed on earth. The 'Inferno' is the first part of the 'Divine Comedy' which continues the journey through Purgatory and Paradise
The junior Homer : the tale of Troy ; the adventures of Odysseus by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The tale of Troy describes the beginning and end of the Trojan War
Beowulf by Benedict Flynn( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Beowulf first rescues the royal house of Denmark from two marauding monsters, then returns to rule his people for 50 years, ultimately losing his life in a battle to defend the Geats from a dragon's rampage
The adventures of Robin Hood by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The popularity of Robin Hood endures for ever. In this bright re-telling for audiobook by Benedict Flynn, complete with sound effects. Robin Hood steals from the rich and gives to the poor, faces and overcomes the Sheriff of Nottingham, is supported by Little John and Alan a?Dale, and meets Maid Marian. But the drama and the danger are ever present, and sadness is not far away
Poems of the Orient ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The rubái̓yát of Omar Khayyam, with other poems by Rumi, Sad̓i, Hafiz, Jami, Baligh, Faiz, Iqbal, Sen, Tagore, Byron and Thomas Moore
The divine comedy : by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Led by Virgil, the poet is taken down into the depths and shown the seven layers of Hell and those doomed to suffer eternal torment for vices exhibited and sins committed on earth. The 'Inferno' is the first part of the 'Divine Comedy' which continues the journey through Purgatory and Paradise
 
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Benedict Flynn
Languages
English (224)
German (2)
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