• Adventure of the Greek Heroes
    • Adventure of the Greek Heroes

    • ISBN(10碼): 9574452450
    • ISBN(13碼): 9789574452453
    • 作者: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • 出版社: 書林
    • 出版日期: 2008年05月01日
    • 商品語言: 繁體中文
    • 定價:125元  二手最低價:$69
    • 最多可省:56



  You have probably read shorter versions of these famous legends in other books. Here you can enjoy a more elaborate recounting of these 3 famous tales.
Follow Theseus through the labyrinth built by Daedalus and witness the slaying of the monstrous Minotaur. Discover the secret of Ulysses victory over Circe, a wicked queen who turns people into animals that resemble their character. Then sail with Jason and the Argonauts in search of the golden fleece, that's protected by a fierce dragon.

  These are stories that form the basis of western literature and give us an insight into the foundations of western culture.


納撒尼爾‧霍桑 (Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1804─1864),生於麻塞諸塞州的塞林鎮,全家皆為清教徒。自小愛好文藝,1828年自費且匿名出版他的第一部小說,之後擔任編輯且持續寫作。1846年任職於塞林鎮海關,同年出版《古屋雜憶》一書,記述其在古屋深居簡出的生活。1849年被海關解職,又逢母喪,後在其妻的大力支持與鼓勵下,寫出《紅字》一書,出版後聲名大噪。


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