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Circe

By Madeline Miller - Published 2018

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EpicLiterary

Madeline Miller returns to the Homeric epics for the inspiration for her second novel, Circe. While the first, The Song of Achilles, focuses ...Read Review

Silk and Song

By Dana Stabenow - Published 2017

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AdventureEpic

The book begins in China in 1292. The main character, Wu Johanna, is a direct descendant of Marco Polo, the famous traveller from the ...Read Review

The Vineyard

By Lorenza Garcia (trans.) - By María Dueñas - By Nick Caistor (trans.) - Published 2017Published 2017-10-03

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Epic

Mauro Larrea has become a self-made man in 1860s Mexico City by means of courage and brawny determination. Over decades, this native Spaniard ...Read Review

A Column of Fire

By Ken Follett - Published 2017

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Epic

This engrossing book is the third novel in Ken Follett’s Kingsbridge series. The first two were worldwide best sellers and the third ...Read Review

For the Winner: A Novel of Jason and the Argonauts

By Emily Hauser - Published 2017Published 2017-10-03

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Myths are stories that are told and re-told over centuries. Each generation takes the same basic tale but turns it into something relevant ...Read Review

Bright Air Black

By David Vann - Published 2017

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EpicLiterary

The familiar Greek myth of Jason and Medea is retold in Bright Air Black. In brilliant, evocative prose, the world of the Bronze ...Read Review

The House of Names

By Colm Tóibín - Published 2017

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EpicLiterary

In his eleventh novel, Tóibín retells the myth of the House of Atreus and Queen Clytemnestra, who murdered her husband, Agamemnon, ...Read Review

The King Must Die

By Mary Renault - Published 2016

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Epic

‘I cannot keep from putting my hand to what I find about me,’ declares Mary Renault’s hero, Theseus. He is the grandson ...Read Review

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

By Carol Wallace - Published 2016

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EpicInspirational

As a Roman procurator rides through Jerusalem, a loose tile falls from a rooftop and hits him. This accident leads to the Jewish ...Read Review

The Varangian: Book Three of Odd Tangle-Hair’s Saga

By Bruce Macbain - Published 2016

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EpicSaga

Odd comes to Miklagard – the Norse name for Constantinople – with the sole purpose of seeking out Harald, a former friend turned nemesis, and ...Read Review