Tales from Ovid by Ted Hughes

Tales from Ovid is a poetical work written by the English poet Ted Hughes. Published in 1997 by Faber and Faber, it is a retelling of twenty-four tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It won the Whitbread Book Of The Year Award for 1997 and has been translated into several languages. It was one of his last published works along with Birthday Letters. Four of the tales were previously published in After Ovid, New Metamorphosis, edited by M. Hofmann and J. Ladun.

The 1225th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Costa Book Award - Best Novel (Costa Coffee)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses Paperback 47362 $5.96 $1.99 1999
Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses Paperback 2494600 $8.54 $1.60 1999
Tales from Ovid: Twenty-four Passages from the "Metamorphoses" Paperback 2343017 $7.90 $0.01 1997
Tales from Ovid. Hardcover 5387756 $28.38 1997
Tales from Ovid Hardcover 285998 $23.55 $2.49 1997
Tales from Ovid Audible Audio Edition 79224 $15.65 2016
Ted Hughes's Tales from Ovid (Faber Plays) Paperback 1851930 $7.85 $0.98 2000