They are some of our oldest stories, but Greek myths are proving rich inspiration for a new generation of novelists. Jennifer Saint’s Ariadne reimagines the classic tale of Theseus and the Minotaur, exploring what happened to Ariadne after she helps Theseus defeat the beast; an act which involved betraying her father and in turn being betrayed herself. Sarvat Hasin’s The Giant Dark is a loose retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice, exploring the consuming and devastating effects of using a lover as a muse. They talk to Daniel Hahn about their fresh takes on ancient tales.
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