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Summary Gilgamesh the Hero ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free á This is one of the oldest stories in the world and it's about things that still matter to us today friendship fame courage happinessGilgamesh and Enkidu are friends best friends Together they can work wonders fight monsters brave earthuakes travel the world ButGeraldine McCaughrean and illustrated with great power by David Parkins Gilgamesh the Hero is a story that will linger in the imagination long after the book has been put down. Gilgamesh is one of the world's oldest stories This edition by Geraldine McCaughrean is really good much better than the literal translations which I'd read earlierThe story is engaging the pictures are fun for younger readers especially But she does a great job of turning the ancient story into of a universal tale than I recall in the original

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S Together they can work wonders fight monsters brave earthuakes travel the world But waiting in the dark is the one enemy they can never overcomeRetold by award winning author. This woman can write a great story for both children and adults Her style is full of wonderful imagery well worded phrases and enticing descriptions She also has a intuitive feel for story especially ancient ones and can make them appealing to modern ears GREAT book to read aloud with my kids The only thing I would warn of is the mention of a beautiful golden naked woman Some parents wouldn't like thatLoved it My kids and I like anything we've read by this author Golden Hoard series comes to mind

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Gilgamesh the HeroThis is one of the oldest stories in the world and it's about things that still matter to us today friendship fame courage happinessGilgamesh and Enkidu are friends best friend. One of the greatest pagan stories about what it means to be humanGilgamesh discovers Ecclesiastical wisdom1 Two are better than one for if one falls the other can help him up2 To enjoy life with its limitations is better than pursuing immortality3 You can leave your mark in life but the future is up to othersThis rendition is a little mature for young readers at a couple spots Going to save it for the next go round of history with my 12 14 year olds instead of springing it on my 8 10 year olds It is uite intense and compelling My favorite line What you ought to do is get married Children That's the shape of happiness A little hand inside yours Made me think of my youngest still reaching his hand into mine in the grocery store earlier tonightOf course there is pagan stuff to filter out Multiple gods creating man to serve them instead of Biblically to image and rule for them But there are some redemptive themes in there too Man IS to leave his mark in life to take dominion of creation And yet to know his limits as a creature tooThe flood account is fascinating Much like Noah but with pagan distortions added in Noah deceives his neighbors about what's coming He is given immortality by the gods One of them sneaks the message to the Noah so he can escape instead of it being deliberate Divine mercyThe literary uality is uite good One word sentences at some climaxes stand out You can tell the author sought to imitate the original though I know nothing about Sumerian