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Zeus, Father of Gods and men, god of sky and thunder, the Cloud-gatherer, wielder of the mighty thunderbolt. But once, long ago, Zeus was none of those things. He was a young man, blissfully ignorant of his destiny, content to walk the shores of Crete by day and sleep in a cave at night, watched over by his foster mother, the nymph, Almathea. Aided by his cousins, the Tita ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 15th 2018 by Arete Publishing
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Mar 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I finished Titan this morning while scoffing toast and making school lunches, that's how gripped I was. Who knows what my children took to school in their lunch boxes? A handful of cereal and a packet of chips? Likely.

Titan tells the story of Prometheus facilitating the overthrow of tyrannical Cronus by helping Zeus discover his problematic destiny as king of the Titans. With the help of Oceanid Metis, these three go on a fairly epic adventure: personal highlights: poking Leviathan, raiding Tart
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Bringing Mythology to Life

I absolutely LOVE the way Mr. Simpson brings the familiar mythological tales to life. I've read two of his books thus far, and he is becoming one of my favorites. Zeus's evolution in this book is fascinating, and I enjoyed the book from start to finish.

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Phillip W. Simpson is the author of many novels, chapter books and other stories for children. His publishers include Macmillan, Penguin, Pearson, Cengage, Raintree and Oxford University Press. He received his undergraduate degree in Ancient History and Archaeology, his Masters (Hons) degree in Archaeology and his Masters (Hons) degree in Creative Writing from the University of Auckland. He is cur ...more

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