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Herakles book 1, Edouard Cour, (ebook)

Label
Herakles book 1
Title
Herakles book 1
Statement of responsibility
Edouard Cour
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author Edouard Cour revisits one of the greatest Greek myths by painting the often-heroic Herakles as, well . . . somewhat of a jerk. Crude and stubborn at times, in little glimpses we meet a man-half-human, after all-with a psychology more complex than he appears, entangled in guilt over the ghosts who have haunted him since childhood. A mournful sadness seizes him as he crosses the fleeting silhouettes of a woman and her three children. "Friends or foe, all those who cross his path end up stiff and worm food," ??comments Linos, the ghost of his childhood music teacher. Brimming with pathos and dark humor, this portrait of Herakles is a graphic whirlwind leaving little respite and often revealing beautiful surprises. This first volume introduces us to the titular hero as he tackles a number of his earlier tasks, revealing the seeds of uncertainty and the drive for respect that will ultimately define him.|Gruff Alcides, better known throughout Greece as the heroic Herakles, has a real uphill climb ahead of him... a number of seemingly impossible tasks that he must complete to prove that he is the true bastard son of Zeus and gain entry to Mount Olympus. Half-man, half-god, he's unfortunately all too human..
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Cour, Edouard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Cour, Edouard
  • hoopla digital
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  • Teen
  • Fantasy
  • Historical
Target audience
adult
Label
Herakles book 1, Edouard Cour, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781549303746
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12148083
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12148083
System control number
MWT12148083
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Herakles book 1, Edouard Cour, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781549303746
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12148083
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12148083
System control number
MWT12148083
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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