“We lose ourselves in books, we find ourselves there too."

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Pandora

Hi everyone, “But he that once embarks, too surely finds A sullen Sky, black Storms, and angry Winds. Cares, Fears and Anguish, hov’ring on the Coast, And Wrecks of Wretches by their Folly lost.” Samuel Garth I have just gotten back from the most fabulous trip to Athens with my boyfriend and whilst I was …

Ancient Egypt: A Concise Overview of the Egyptian History and Mythology including Egyptian Gods and Pyramids, Kings and Queens

Back so soon? Why yes I am! A book that isn’t even 60 pages long took less than a day to read. On the outside, this book sounded ideal – a quick run through of all things Ancient Egypt to briefly look over the many mysteries that Egypt and its empires and dynasties hold. With …

Heroes

Hello everyone! I’m back this time and a little sooner than I was last time! Speaking of last time, remember Mythos? Well this is all about Greek Heroes specifically and how they got to their legendary status. “The days of the gods were numbered too.” Stephen Fry brings us stories of the heroics of some …

Troy

Onto our second book of my Greek pickings and here we travel to Troy and the tale of Helen of Troy and the wooden horse… “If this story, the story of Troy, has a meaning or a moral it is the old, simple lesson that actions have consequences. What Tantalus did, exacerbated by what Pelops …