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Flynn, Benedict

Overview
Works: 32 works in 182 publications in 2 languages and 2,665 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Legends  Folklore  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Audio adaptations  Epic poetry  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Adapter
Classifications: PQ4315.2, 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 )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and German and held by 399 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 )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 375 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 252 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
The Inferno : from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 228 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
King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table by Benedict Flynn( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 189 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
The adventures of Odysseus by Benedict Flynn( file )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 188 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
Tales of Irish myths by Benedict Flynn( file )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 179 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 )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 172 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
Purgatory : from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Purgatory is the second part of Dante's The Divine Comedy ascending the terraces of the Mount of Purgatory inhabited by those doing penance to expiate their sins on earth. There are the proud, forced to circle their terrace for aeons bent double in humility; the slothful, running around crying out examples of zeal and sloth; while the lustful are purged by fire. Though less well-known than Inferno, Purgatory has inspired many writers including, in our century, Samuel Beckett, and has played a key role in literature
A life of Dante by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 120 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 )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 109 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."
The happy prince and other tales by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 81 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 )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
"A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues and bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight- but at what cost?"--Back of container
The Divine comedy : [the Carlyle-Wicksteed translation] by Dante Alighieri( file )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 45 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 )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 28 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 15 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 home to his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus
Poems of the Orient ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The rubái̓yát of Omar Khayyam, with other poems by Rumi, Sad̓i, Hafiz, Jami, Baligh, Faiz, Iqbal, Sen, Tagore, Byron and Thomas Moore
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight new verse translation by Benedict Flynn( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The divine comedy : by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The Inferno of Dante by Dante Alighieri( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A translation of Renaissance poet Dante Alighieri's story of a man making his way through the torment of Hell in search of Paradise
 
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English (165)
German (2)
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