In this article, we delve into the world of mythological retellings, exploring 10 must-read books that reimagine myths. From the shores of ancient Greece to the icy landscapes of Norse mythology.
Circe, by Madeline Miller, is a spellbinding novel that reimagines the life of the enigmatic witch from Greek mythology.
Neil Gaiman written American Gods is an imaginative novel that weaves together ancient mythology and contemporary American culture.
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller is a poignant retelling of the Iliad that shifts the focus to the deep bond between Achilles and Patroclus.
The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood offers a fresh reinterpretation of Homer’s Odyssey by shifting the focus to Penelope, Odysseus’ wife.
This novel is a compelling retelling of the Iliad, focusing on the perspective of Briseis, a captive woman during the Trojan War. Briseis, once a queen.
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker is a captivating novel that follows two mythical creatures as they navigate the complexities of life in 19th-century New York City.
This is a mesmerizing romantic fantasy novel that draws inspiration from Indian folklore and mythology. The story follows Maya, a princess whose horoscope predicts.
Marlon James’ epic fantasy novel draws on African mythology and history to create a richly imagined world that is both familiar and fantastical.
It is a dazzling historical fantasy book that transports readers to 1920s Mexico and draws inspiration from Mayan mythology.
Mary Renault’s The King Must Die is a remarkable historical novel that offers a new perspective on the legendary myth of Theseus and the Minotaur.