Twisted Myths: 20 Classic Stories with a Dark Twist

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Readers may be familiar with these traditional tales of gods, demons, and tricksters but they've never heard them like this before! Fantasy author Maura McHugh revisits the popular myths of Loki, Odin, Cupid and Psyche, and other myths from Africa, Asia, and the Americas -- and gives them a macabre makeover. These gruesome myths of love, treachery, sacrifice and revenge include:

  • The birth of the Hindu god Ganesha
  • The creation and destruction of four of the five Aztec suns
  • The ferocious revenge of Egyptian goddess Sekhmet
  • China's irrepressible Monkey King
  • Japanese Sun Goddess Amaterasu who banishes the night

    All 20 terrifying tales are accompanied by stunningly dark illustrations that heighten the mood, and will leave readers thrilled, chilled, and eager for more.