I don't understand what this book is trying to be. If it is supposed to be funny , I must have missed the humour. It certainly isn't a historical trea..Show More »tment of the myth. It isn't an adventure as far as I can see. I rarely give up on a book but I just got so bored waiting for some sort of consistent story thread. I cannot recommend it at all.
A childhood favourite of mine, this book is even better read ( listened to ) as an adult. Enchanting. Reader good, though not exceptional, but the wo..Show More »rds and characters have their own magic and I loved it from start to finish.