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Summary

Human beings have always been myth makers. Karen Armstrong's concise yet compelling investigation into the history of myth takes us from the Palaeolithic period and the mythology of the hunters right up to the 'Great Western Transformation' of the last 500 years.

©2005 Karen Armstrong (P)2012 Canongate Books

Critic reviews

"Remarkable for its compressions, brevity and range, this book gives an account of myth from 20,000 years ago." ( The Times)

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