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The Gods have spoken! - Mythos by Stephen Fry

I love mythology. That is a fact that many people know in my life. So when I found out that the brilliant mind of Stephen Fry was going to write a book on Greek mythology, I couldn't have been more ecstatic. In three words: perfect bedtime stories.

Did it excel my expectations?

Well, I guess that you could say yeah.

I understand that some people did not like the way that it was written in such simple 'Fry way'. But I found that much more funny.

You see, I find that there is nothing better than drama. In fact, as social beings we all have a certain feel about it. It is something that breathes life within all of us.


You see, you can feel the absolute significance of why a book like this should be read. It brings us back to a time where stories of such marvellous wonders exist. That there is hope out there. That there is a reason why certain events happen as they do.

A reason. That is all we need to keep going on.

So, as I began reading Mythos, it took me back to a time when I was a school kid. Feeling as though there is so much certainty in the world. Where so many things were possible - well hopefully they still are.

But, what I am trying to say, is that it reminded me of the time when stories became my passion. Why, in some ways, they are much better than in real life.

This truly, is what makes both the stories as well as Fry himself so unique.


I believe that I cannot truly imply the honesty and significance that this book has. It simply has to be read to understand, or in fact, believe.

Even if you do not have much of a passion for mythology or that of books, I truly believe this can be a 'starter pack' to transform your world and allow for you to enter into the true readers sphere of life.

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