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Helmet of Horror, The

The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur (The Myths)

by Viktor Olegovich Pelevin

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Published by Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged Lib Ed .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fiction / Folklore,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVarious (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8493919M
    ISBN 101423311558
    ISBN 109781423311553
    OCLC/WorldCa65209969

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    The best horror books for children. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and . The Horned Helmet takes place at the end of the Viking Period. It is a piece of historical fiction written in a modern manner and based on the Jomsvikings. This is a fast-paced and moving coming of age story told in short chapters. Beorn, an Icelandic boy has already witnessed cruelty as a young boy when the story begins.4/5.

    Labyrinth 1 is an intricate structure of intercommunicating passages, through which it is difficult to find one’s way without a clue; a maze. They have never met, they have been assigned strange pseudonyms, they inhabit identical rooms, which open out onto very different landscapes, and they have entered into a dialogue, which they cannot escape [ ]. Abstract: This article explores the relationship between the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, and Viktor Pelevin’s adaptation of it, The Helmet of Horror, particularly how it can serve as a case study for the nature and significance of examines the idea of memory, a central theme of the novel, and considers how three aspects of the original myth – the Minotaur, .


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The Helmet of Horror is what I called the spongiform cap of my third eye during the period when I had a nasty urinary tract infection. It is also Russian writer Victor Pelevin's contribution to the Canongate series of modern authorial reinterpretations of the classic mythsin this particular case, that of Theseus and the Minotaur/5.

Victor Pelevin, the iconoclastic and wildly interesting contemporary Russian novelist who The New Yorker named one of the Best European Writers Un upends any conventional notions of what mythology must be with his unique take on the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur.

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The Helmet of Horror by Victor Pelevin, translated by Andrew Bromfield pp, Canongate, £ Esse est percipi: "To be is to be perceived." Bishop Berkeley's precept on the subjective nature of.

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This is a reinterpretation of Theseus and the minotaur from the canongate myth series, with lots of cyber-age philosophy thrown in and is written exclusively is comments from a chat room thread. Firstly this book was a very quick read due to it being written in comments/5(9).

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About The Book. Celebrated Russian novelist Victor Pelevin creates a mesmerizing world where the surreal and the hyperreal collide. The Helmet of Horror, a radical retelling of the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, is set in an Internet chat room.

The iconoclastic and wildly interesting contemporary Russian novelist whom The New Yorker named one of the Best European. The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the way we communicate in the twenty-first century - using the Internet - yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology.

It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents this myth for an age where information is abundant but knowledge. The Helmet of Horror by Victor Pelevin Canongate £12, pp Although the notion of a labyrinth has always exerted a hold on writers, modern experimentalists such as Borges have found themselves Author: Killian Fox.

The Helmet of Horror: The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur Victor Pelevin, Author, Andrew Bromfield, Translator, trans. from the Russian by Andrew. Victor Pelevin - The Helmet of Horror Series. (Fantasy, Horror) Victor Pelevin, the iconoclastic and wildly interesting contemporary Russian novelist who The New Yorker named one of the Best/5(16).

Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in Rating: % positive.

The Helmet of Horror is a brilliant postmodern, eclectic vision of myth, mind and meaning. And of the human dilemma and its horns, ancient and modern." - The Times "In The Helmet of Horror, Victor Pelevin's drubbing of the new virtual reality has been banged up inside the virtual-reality helmet, where its visionary exuberance is somewhat muffled.

The book celebrates the tropes of the horror traditions that birthed it even as it interrogates the complex psychological issues woven into the genre’s framework.

The result is a terrifying look at confronting past trauma, set against a midwestern-gothic horror house as chill-inducing as the Overlook Hotel or Allardyce : Sam Reader. The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the way we communicate in the twenty-first century—using the Internet—yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology.

It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents this myth for an age where information is abundant but knowledge Author: Victor Pelevin.

William Peter Blatty. avg rating —ratings. score: 48, and people voted. The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the way we communicate in the twenty-first century—using the Internet—yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology.

It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur for an age where information /5(2).The Helmet of Horror | Victor Pelevin, the iconoclastic and wildly interesting contemporary Russian novelist who The New Yorker named one of the Best European Writers Un upends any conventional notions of what mythology must be with his unique take on the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur.The classical myth is reinterpreted with black-comic brio in this odd new novel from the internationally acclaimed Russian author (The Life of Insects,etc.).Marketed as “Mythology” (and part of Canongate’s ongoing series “The Myths”), it’s a computer-age consideration of the meanings incarnated in the Greek adventurer Theseus, the monstrous (half-man, half-bull) .