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Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold

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ISBN13: 9780156904360
ISBN10: 0156904365
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This one didn't really draw me in until the last couple chapters, but at that point it became retroactively profound. I began to remember back over the book and realized that it was actually REALLY good. So I read it again.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780156904360
Author:
Lewis, C.S.
Publisher:
Harvest Books
Illustrator:
Eichenberg, Fritz
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Psyche (greek deity)
Subject:
Cupid (Roman deity) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Eros (Greek deity)
Subject:
Eros.
Subject:
Psyche
Subject:
Cupid
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Cupid (roman deity)
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest ed.
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series Volume:
153
Publication Date:
19800731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.64 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 320 pages Harvest Books - English 9780156904360 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Exerts, far beyond most novels, that combination of...wonder and attraction."
"Review" by , "The most significant and truimphant work that Lewis has...produced."
"Review" by , "In Mr. Lewis's sensitive hands the ancient myth retains its fascination while being endowed with new meanings, new depths, new terrors."
"Synopsis" by , In this timeless tale of two mortal princesses — one beautiful and one unattractive — C. S. Lewis reworks the classical myth of Cupid and Psyche into an enduring piece of contemporary fiction. This is the story of Orual, Psyche's embittered and ugly older sister, who possessively and harmfully loves Psyche. Much to Orual's frustrations, Psyche is loved by Cupid, the god of love himself, setting the troubled Orual on a path of moral development.

Set against the backdrop of Glome, a barbaric, pre-Christian world, the struggles between sacred and profane love are illuminated as Orual learns that we cannot understand the intent of the gods "till we have faces" and sincerity in our souls and selves.

"Synopsis" by , This tale of two princesses — one beautiful and one unattractive — and of the struggle between sacred and profane love is Lewis's reworking of the myth of Cupid and Psyche and one of his most enduring works.
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