The dazzling companion volume to the bestselling Mythos. Fry offers us bold and heart-stirring adventures in which mortals overcome myriad monstrous perils and outwit scheming vengeful gods in a stylish and triumphant way; these are the Greek Heroes. Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales. Follow Jason aboard the Argo as he seeks the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples. Witness wily Oedipus solve the riddle of the Sphinx and discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera.
Heroes is the story of what mortals have pitted themselves against, sometimes totheir cost, but in the end to their glory.