Presenting the stories of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, the birth of Athens and the fall of Troy, in all their variants, Calasso also uncovers the distant origins of secrets and tragedy, virginity, and rape. "A perfect work like no other. (Calasso) has re-created...?he morning of our world."-Gore Vidal. 15 engravings.
by Roberto Calasso
by Mark Twain
by Charles Dickens
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