The “Misunderstood” Monsters of Greek Mythology


A new illustrated book by Mangel-Wurzel

Frightening, shocking, strange and unpredictable, the monsters of Greek Mythology are the antiheroes that have inspired authors such as Hesiod, Homer, Plato, Aristophanes, Shakespeare, Wilde and Gide, artists like, Rubens, Goya, Ingres and Picasso and have fascinated countless generations of readers and listeners all around the world.
Here, for the first time, the monsters of Greek Mythology get to tell their story!
The original myths are coupled by the monsters’ own version of their story, all in sharp and witty original verse by Anastasia Tentokali and appropriately translated for the english version by Fanis Skourtis. The brand new book by Mangel-Wurzel book is lavishly designed and illustrated in smart neo-black-figure style colors by Beetroot (red dot Design Agency of the year 2011).

Purchase online the Greek or the English version.

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