There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes.
Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes.
In this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales. Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - who was raised by bears - 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.
Filled with white-knuckle chases and battles, impossible puzzles and riddles, acts of base cowardice and real bravery, not to mention murders and selfless sacrifices, Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best.
Stephen Fry is an English actor, comedian, writer, and presenter who has made a significant impact on British popular culture. Born on August 24, 1957, in Hampstead, London, he attended the University of Cambridge where he studied English literature. Fry is known for his quick wit, eloquent language, and clever wordplay, which he has displayed in various roles on stage, television, and film.
Fry's acting career began in the 1980s with performances in British television shows such as "Blackadder" and "Jeeves and Wooster," where he played the role of Jeeves. He later starred in the film "Wilde" (1997), where he portrayed the Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. In addition to his acting, Fry has also worked as a screenwriter, producing the screenplays for the films "Bright Young Things" (2003) and "The Hippopotamus" (2017).
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