Orpheus in the Underworld

Orpheus in the Underworld

Book - 2015
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Son of a muse, the young musician Orpheus has everything: talent, beauty, courage, love. Then, in a moment, everything is lost. His bride Eurydice is killed in a terrible accident on their wedding night. Armed only with his lyre, Orpheus enters the desolate Underworld, where no mortal has ever gone before. He's determined to achieve the impossible{u2014}bring his wife back to life, restore their happiness, and ensure he's never in danger of losing her again. This gorgeous book retells the tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice in a way newly relatable to young readers. Through its epic illustrations and captivating, carefully researched text, it earns its place in the canon.
Publisher: New York, NY :, TOON Books, an imprint of RAW Junior, LLC,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781935179849
1935179845
Characteristics: 53 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Kutner, Richard - Translator

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