It is thrilling to be able to visit the places where the Greek myths emerged, from the kingdom of Mycenae to the village where Zeus and Prometheus cut a deal.
Peter Fiennes is the author of the critically acclaimed Footnotes, Oak and Ash and Thorn, and To War with God. His latest book A Thing of Beauty is an exploration of mythical and modern Greece as he travels to the sites of some of the most famous Greek myths, on the trail of hope, beauty and a new way of seeing what we have done to our world. As the publisher for Time Out, he nurtured a lifelong obsession with old guidebooks, creating award-winning city guides, walking books and titles about Britain’s countryside and seaside. He lives in south-west London.