Thursday June 4, 2020

Funnyman Fry gives a contemporary voice to the oldest heroes

Fry's debut novel The Liar remains one of the funniest coming-of-age novels of recent decades

26th November, 2017
Stephen Fry’s humour shines through his retelling of ancient myths. GETTY

History/Legend Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold By Stephen Fry Penguin, €20

Stephen Fry was captivated by Greek myths and legends from the time he was a small boy, confessing that something about these stories lit him up inside. Decades on, the hugely popular TV presenter, writer, actor and director is still moved by these ancient tales of gods, monsters and mortals, as Mythos resounds with his trademark wit and wonder.

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