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"Rich, hilarious . . . There's every chance in the world that John Barth is a genius." Playboy
By the winner of the National Book Award and bestselling author of "The Tidewater Tales," three of the great myths of all time revisited by a modern master.
Dunyazade, Scheherazade's kid sister, holds the destiny of herself and the prince who holds her captive.
Perseus, the demigod who slew the Gorgon Medusa, finds himself at forty battling for simple self-respect like any common mortal.
Bellerophon, once a hero for taming the winged horse Pegasus, must wrestle with a contentment that only leaves him wretched.

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Dunyazadiad — Perseid — Bellerophoniad.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449211137
Author:
Barth, John
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mythology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
1989
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbou
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320 p.
Dimensions:
6.90x4.21x.86 in. .34 lbs.

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