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DetailsThis book is the newest addition in our Books that Shook the World series. In this lyrical and graceful book, Alberto Manguel traces the lineage of The Iliad and the Odyssey the two classical Greek poems written by Homer, from their inception and the first evidence of their writing. The author follows Homer through the greatest literature ever created, and above all celebrates the poems themselves.ABOUT THE AUTHOR : ALBERTO MANGUEL, OC, FRSL is an Argentine Canadian anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist and editor. He is the author of numerous non-fiction books such as The Dictionary of Imaginary Places (co-written with Gianni Guadalupi in 1980), A History of Reading (1996), The Library at Night (2007) and Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: A Biography (2008); and novels such as News From a Foreign Country Came (1991). Though almost all of Manguel's books were written in English, two of his novels (El regreso and Todos los hombres son mentirosos) were written in Spanish, and El regreso has not yet been published in English. Manguel has also written film criticism such as Bride of Frankenstein (1997) and collections of essays such as Into the Looking Glass Wood (1998). In 2007, Manguel was selected to be that year's annual lecturer for the prestigious Massey Lectures.For over twenty years, Manguel has edited a number of literary anthologies on a variety of themes or genres ranging from erotica and gay stories to fantastic literature and mysteries.
SKU Code PRK B 4412 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788183221474 Author Name ALBERTO MANGUEL Publisher Name MANJUL PUBLISHING HOUSE