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The Golden Ass
     

The Golden Ass

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by Lucius Apuleius
 

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In the ancient world of Thessaly, a young adventurer betrays a priestess of the White Goddess and is turned into an ass. How he resumes human form makes up this tale abounding in lusty incident and bawdy wit. In all of literature, there are few books with the vitality of THE GOLDEN ASS. Here is Robert Graves's masterful translation from the original Latin.

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In the ancient world of Thessaly, a young adventurer betrays a priestess of the White Goddess and is turned into an ass. How he resumes human form makes up this tale abounding in lusty incident and bawdy wit. In all of literature, there are few books with the vitality of THE GOLDEN ASS. Here is Robert Graves's masterful translation from the original Latin.

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ISBN-13:
9781595479372
Publisher:
NuVision Publications
Publication date:
02/09/2007
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

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Lucius Apuleius

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The Golden Ass 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"The Golden Ass" is a rowdy, bawdy book with the exquisite myth of Cupid and Psyche retold in the middle. I've loved Robert Graves' translation for years, but Sarah Ruden's translation is lively and luscious. It's an excellent read!
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