Bernard Evslin


Born
in New Rochelle, New York, The United States
April 04, 1922

Died
June 04, 1993

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Bernard Evslin was an author best known for his adaptations of Greek mythology. With over seventy titles, which include both novel-length retellings and short stories, Evslin is one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world. His best-known work is Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, which has sold more than ten million copies worldwide and has been translated into ten different languages. An estimated 30 million students have come into contact with Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths due to its repeated use in high school and college classrooms over the years. This bestselling anthology includes such well-known stories as "Theseus and the Minotaur" and "Perseus and Medusa." He also published ...more

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The Adventures of Ulysses

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The Trojan War

3.77 avg rating — 249 ratings — published 1971 — 14 editions
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Cerberus

4.08 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1987
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The Hydra

3.83 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1989
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Medusa

3.88 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 1987
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Hecate

3.87 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1987
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The Sirens The Minotaur Cerberus The Furies The Sphinx The Cyclopes Scylla snd Charybdis
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“But bad luck makes good stories.”
Bernard Evslin

“Whoever takes me captive won't live long enough to enjoy it”
Bernard Evslin, Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

“Wretched girl- you are not ready to accept love. Yes, I am love itself and I cannot live where I am not believed. Farewell...”
Bernard Evslin, Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

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