The famed beauty Helen of Troy inspired wars, suicides, and some of the world's best-loved poetry. In this book-length epic poem, Scottish writer and folklorist Andrew Lang presents his own take on Helen's story. A fascinating read for fans of The Odyssey and Greek mythology.
10) Olive fairy book
12) Green fairy book
15) Parson Kelly
This novel is a collaboration between English author A. E. W. Mason and Scottish writer Andrew Lang, best remembered for his popular series of fairy tales and folk tales. The seemingly mild-mannered Parson Kelly finds himself in hot water when what starts out as a humdrum legal transaction soon mushrooms into a maelstrom of political intrigue.
The World's Desire (1890) is a fantasy novel about the hero Odysseus. He return home after his second, previously untold journey, to find his home devastated. He then sets out on his last journey, during which he encounters Helen of Troy, to whom the title refers. His journey takes him to Egypt, where he witnesses the 'magician' Moses, and his power over the pharaoh.