Mythos by Stephen Fry, Penguin Books, £7.99

What is the book about?

The book delves into the lives of ancient Greek gods, in a way that’s charming, educational and humorous.

Who is it aimed at?

Ideal for teenagers, though it would suit older readers as it has some adult themes, and it’s deeply educational.

What was your favourite part?

I’ve always found reading retellings of ancient myths a fascinating and wonderful experience. This book is the perfect showcase for this.

What was your least favourite part?

As with any collection of stories there are always going to be parts that you enjoy less than others.

Which character would you most like to meet?

With a book of this nature it is difficult to choose but it would be Orpheus with his music and tragic love story.

Why should someone buy this book?

Mythos is a brilliant book for anyone starting to look into greek mythology. Stephen Fry’s writing style makes it appealing to all.There’s something for everyone.