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  • Published: 1 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405940573
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $32.99

Heroes

The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold




The dazzling companion volume to the bestselling MYTHOS. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes

Enter the monstrous and magical world of Stephen Fry's Sunday Times bestseller Heroes, brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the 2018 Specsavers audiobook award.Imagine sandals on your feet, a sword in your hand and the hot sun beating down on your helmet.Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece.Marvel as Atalanta - a woman raised by bears - outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples.Discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera.Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best..Read by Stephen Fry himself, Heroes harnesses the magic of ancient legends in an entertaining and modern retelling in Fry's iconic and captivating narration.'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' Times'Assured and engaging. The pace is lively, the jokes are genuinely funny' Guardian'An Olympian feat. The gods seem to be smiling on Fry - his myths are definitely a hit' Evening Standard

  • Published: 1 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405940573
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry was born in Hampstead in 1957 and, following a troubled adolescence, went on to study English Literature at Queen's College, Cambridge. As well as being the bestselling author of four novels, The Stars' Tennis Balls, Making History, The Hippopotamus, and The Liar, and two volumes of his autobiography, Fry played Peter in Peter's Friends, Wilde in the film Wilde, Jeeves in the television series Jeeves & Wooster and (a closely guarded show-business secret, this) Laurie in the television series Fry & Laurie. More recently, he presented Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, his groundbreaking documentary on bipolar disorder, to huge critical acclaim. Before it was announced that Fry would retire as moderator, his legions of fans tuned in to watch him host the popular quiz show QI each week.

Stephen Fry is an award-winning comedian, actor, presenter and director.

He rose to fame alongside Hugh Laurie in A Bit of Fry and Laurie (which he co-wrote with Laurie) and Jeeves and Wooster, and was unforgettable as Captain Melchett in Blackadder.

More recently he presented Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, his groundbreaking documentary on bipolar disorder, to huge critical acclaim. His legions of fans tune in to watch him host the popular quiz show QI each week.

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Stephen Fry is in our office, recording the audio edition of his upcoming book, Heroes. Watch our livestream to hear Stephen introduce the book and give an exclusive reading. Heroes is out on 1st November but you can pre-order in hardback or audio now: https://amzn.to/2DmcQ8H Stay tuned until the end when he’ll also be answering some of the questions you’ve sent in. ?? Signed copies from Waterstones: http://po.st/PreOrderSignedHeroes ?? Signed copies from Foyles: http://po.st/OrderSignedHeroesFoyles ?? International editions: http://po.st/PreOrderHeroesSF ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Subscribe to the Penguin channel: http://po.st/SubscribePenguinYouTube Follow us here: Twitter | http://www.twitter.com/penguinukbooks Website | http://www.penguin.co.uk Instagram | http://www.instagram.com/penguinukbooks Facebook | http://www.facebook.com/penguinbooks

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Heroes by Stephen Fry

The dazzling companion volume to the bestselling Mythos. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes. Learn more: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/heroes-9780241380369

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