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An Interview with Philip Womack

Philip Womack is the author of four critically acclaimed novels for children whose most recent book, The Double Axe, is a reworking of the myth of the Minotaur for young readers, which revives the Greek myth for a new generation. Having harboured a life-long passion for Classics, Philip now teaches Latin and Greek, as well as writing […]

Philip Womack’s Double Axe and the myth of the Minotaur

THE DOUBLE AXE Philip Womack’s The Double Axe re-imagines ancient mythology for young readers today, showing how these venerable stories can help young people understand the world they live in. To coincide with the release of his book in February, Philip will be sharing his take on some of the Greek myths on this site, […]