Revisiting Mythology Through Fiction

 What has been will be again,
    what has been done will be done again;
    there is nothing new under the sun.
                             Ecclesiastes 1:9

Good news! Our collection can now be placed on hold, again! Are you in a rut, and don’t know what to read this summer? Nothing seems fresh or new? How about some old stories made new again through retelling from a different point of view? What WAS Penelope truly thinking about while she waited for Odysseus to return from the Trojan War? If you like myths and legends, the novels on this list are all influenced by different sources of Mythology and legends from around the world. It might start with Classic Greek and Roman Mythology, but it definitely doesn’t end there.  

Revisiting Mythology Through Fiction

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Contemporary novels and stories retelling and reinterpreting old stories from a wide spectrum of the world's mythologies, even Arthurian Legends.









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