Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

Edith Hamilton Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes Reviews Summary

Ratings Breakdown

Rated 4.6 by 5,216 people

Pros from Reviews

  • Great primer
  • Approachable
  • Comprehensive
  • Entertaining tales
  • Extensive collection of sources
  • Provides education and appreciation of art
  • Includes references to sources
  • Imbues creativity

Cons from Reviews

  • Omissions and oversimplifications
  • Long and rambling sentences
  • Not an easy read
  • Historical introduction ruins excitement
  • Heavy verbiage
  • Difficult to register the stories
  • Not what I expected
  • Better books available
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