The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales

The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales

by Charles Kingsley

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Overview

The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales, written by Charles Kingsley, retells many of the classic ancient Greek myths. The book is also notable for some of the Christian perspective that Kingsley added to the stories.

Charles Kingsley filled many roles in his lifetime. Kingsley started as a simple rector in a church, but later became the chaplain to Queen Victoria and private tutor for the Prince of Wales. Kingsley devoted his life to bring about social reform through his actions, committees, and his novels. Kingsley worked with many famous individuals to influence the world around him including Thomas Carlyle, Charles Dickens, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and his friend, Charles Darwin. His last years were spent serving as a canon for Westminster Abbey. Kingsley died in 1875 and is buried in St. Mary's of Eversley.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781548091934
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/14/2017
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 1,073,364
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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