In investigation — inventive, creative — of classic lore in the story of the voyage of the Argo, and her crew of Argonauts, in quest for the Golden. Read “Hercules, My Shipmate” by Robert Graves with Rakuten Kobo. An inventive reimagining of the story of Jason and the Argonauts, this novel by renowned. HERCULES, MY SHIPMATE. User Review – Kirkus. In investigation — inventive, creative — of classic lore in the story of the voyage of the Argo, and her crew of.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Here, in endless inner stories, religious-differentiations, mythological legends, social customs, is abundant re-creation of Greek hero tales and god myth.

Refresh and try again. The Girl on the Train. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. So while I wasn’t drawn into the story and sometimes felt bored by the plot, I liked how much the book had me thinking all the time, and the many details it offers. Mandy rated it liked it Sep 29, Even surly Hercules agreed it a quality worth all the rest.


Hardcoverpages. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Past that, the book has a massive amount of background information on early religion and mythology, that at times was a little too detailed for me moving much closer to his nonfiction book The White Goddess,but once the crew of the Argonaut gets moving the story began to work quite nicely as a series of adventures including Jason, Hercules and Orpheus, all of which had nice character moments throughout.

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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: I especially like ehipmate way Graves deals Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In he took up a post at Cairo University, accompanied by his wife, their children and the poet Laura Riding. There is the emphazis on the conflict between the old matriarchy and the coming of the patriarchy; the explanation of the miraculous by plausible detail; the human qualities of the ancient figures of literature.


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Using classical sources he constructed a complexly compelling tale of the life of the Roman emperor Claudius, a tale extended in Shopmate the God The Bull from the Sea. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. This is where the book differs from those others and overcomes some of my misgivings.


The writing reads very nicely and gives the narrative an epic tone, which Ny liked. Nauplius, Poseidon’s son, was an unrivaled navigator.

You’ve successfully reported this review. Another historical novel by Graves, Count Belisariusrecounts the career of the Byzantine general Belisarius. A Dance with Dragons.

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The Adventures of Ulysses. His story shows the legendary cruise as one of the bawdiest, bloodiest, most boisterous expeditions of all time. Open Preview See a Problem? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? He stayed around afterwards with shipmatd Lydian high priestess—who in due time bore male triplets. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. All of which seems eminently plausible.

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