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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, by Edith Hamilton

My habit of reading came at a very young age; very likely from a propensity for inquisitiveness to inspect all things shiny and forbidden (to an active child) in my relative’s cupboard when I was under the care of my maternal grandmother in the late 1980s. 1,419 more words


Behind the Book: Setting Sail on the Argo

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This week’s Behind the Book feature takes a peek at the adventures Jason had aboard the Argo on his way to fetch the Golden Fleece and how those mythological adventures tie into my upcoming novel… 816 more words


Behind the Book: Just What is the Golden Fleece?

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After meeting Jason last week and learning about his rather pacifist attitude toward his uncle Pelias who usurped power in Jason’s kingdom, you’ll remember rather than fighting for the return of his rightful claim to the throne, he simply accepted the challenge to go fetch the Golden Fleece. 518 more words


Behind the Book: Just Who is Jason?

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As promised last week, I’m starting up the first of several Behind the Book features as we head into the launch of… 777 more words


Best Stunt Work: 1963

My Nominations: From Russia With Love. The Great Escape. It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World. Jason And The Argonauts. How The West Was Won. 164 more words

The Oscars

23. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

The gods are best served by those who want their help least.

Ray Harryhausen was once one of the most recognisable names in Hollywood, and the man’s work will forever be acknowledged as among the most influential on modern CGI. 258 more words