|Author:||Penelope Lively,Rosalind Kerven|
|Subcategory:||History & Criticism|
|Publisher:||Pomegranate; First edition (July 1, 1996)|
|Category:||Fiction and Literature|
|Other formats:||lit mbr lrf azw|
Discover more: The Mythical Quest. Quest for the Holy Grail. Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece. Seven Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor. The exhibition contained more than 200 visually attractive manuscripts, printed books from the incomparable collections of The British Library, supplemented with works of art on loan from other major national institutions. Exhibits ranged in date from the second millennium BC to the present, from Babylonian clay tablets to the most recent computer games.
The Mythical Quest book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. by. Rosalind Kerven (Goodreads Author).
Rosalind Kerven (author). This book includes ten quest stories from around the world, showing how they have been interpreted, retold and passed down the centuries. Some of the illustrations are reproduced from illuminated manuscripts in the collection of the British Library. The introduction, by Penelope Lively, discusses the nature of quest myths and how they have permeated the storytelling of so many cultures
The Mythical Quest is a superbly illustrated introduction to ten fascinating quest .
Published 1996 by British Library in London. Includes bibliographical references.
Penelope Lively's prose is beautiful and spare and she is a master of understatement' Daily Telegraph. Penelope Lively is the author of many prize-winning novels and short-story collections for both adults and children. Her economy and wit are apparent on every page. it all leads to a splendid climax. wonderful, sensible, funny Penelope Lively' Evening Standard. She has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize: once in 1977 for her first novel, The Road to Lichfield, and again in 1984 for According to Mark
Novelist and children's writer Penelope Lively was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1933 and brought up there.
Novelist and children's writer Penelope Lively was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1933 and brought up there. She came to England in 1945, went to school in Sussex, and read Modern History at St Ann's College, Oxford. Her many books written for children include Astercote (1970), The Whispering Knights (1971),The Ghost of Thomas Kempe (1973), which won the Carnegie Medal, and A Stitch in Time (1976), which won the Whitbread Children's Book Award.
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She has a specialist knowledge of world myths, legends and folk tales and her bestselling titles include King Arthur (Dorling Kindersley),Earth Magic, Sky Magic (Native American stories), The Giant King (Norse Myths), Enchanted Kingdoms (Cetlic myths) and English Fairy Tales and Legends, also for the National Trust. She lives in the Northumberland National Park.