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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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The characters are real and recognisable – which doesn’t mean to say sympathetic – Idos is crass, iconoclastic, sarcastic and atheistic, Butes is the arch food-snob, Hercules is a generous but loud and boorish pederast and Jason himself is a sulky, selfish, petulant pretty-boy.

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Greek Gods and Heroes. Classic Myths to Read Aloud. Captaincy devolved on Jason of lolcos—a man nobody liked or trusted, but who had a power denied to all the others: I would definitely recommend this if you want to know more about this particular myth! She made her son Eros wait behind a pillar with his bow until handsome Jason strode into the King of Colchis’ palace.


Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, sipmate, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. To their dismay, Hercules deserted, summoned home to perform another of his mighty labors.

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Mythology’s most famous voyage had reached its goal, but Graves takes more pages to wind things up. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It’s also a portrait of Hercules among other mythical heroes that provides a good contrast to the recent idealized tv and movie portrayals.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This is interesting and fun. On the Island of Lemnos, peopled solely by women, they generously stopped off to help out with spring sowing. Complete Works of Nonnus Delphi Classics. Marija Zivkovic rated it shkpmate it May 07, Robert Graves, wherever you are, why wasn’t this another “I, Claudius”? The Memoirs of Helen of Troy.

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A Book of Giants: Many hrcules the classic events of pursuit of the Golden Fleece are hardly worth a mention. Greek Myths for Kids. It may seem to the contemporary reader to be too complex, too many characters, too many “big” words, etc. Good-bye to All Thatrevised and republished in proved a success but cost him many of his friends, notably Sassoon.


An inventive reimagining of the story of Jason and the Argonauts, this novel by renowned poet and classicist Robert Graves brings heroic figures of Hellenistic myth to life. To ask other readers questions mh Hercules, My Shipmateplease sign up.

In gratitude, she taught him to spin, tying up his hair in blue braids. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hrcules was a problem adding your email address. The Metamorphoses of Ovid. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Following his marriage and the end of the war, Graves belatedly took up his place at St John’s College, Oxford.

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His story shows the legendary cruise as one of the bawdiest, bloodiest, most boisterous expeditions of all time. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Mandy rated it liked it Sep 29, Atalanta of Calydon, a virgin huntress who could outrun any man in Greece. In he took up a post at Cairo University, accompanied by his wife, their children and the poet Laura Riding. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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