Creation: a novel

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Random House, 1981 - Fiction - 510 pages
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Cyrus, a fifth century Persian, relates the story of his travels and encounters as an ambassador.

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User Review  - Justin Covey - Goodreads

This book is a terrific fusion of research and imagination. Through the seventy year life of the fictional Cyrus Spitama we see the clash of philosophies that would come to dominate history. Cyrus ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dany Vitkova - Goodreads

"Creation" is a stunningly rich novel. Cyrus Spitama is life itself - with all its ups and downs. . Among these pages there are everything, everything - and everyone, regardless of your beliefs, you will find new things that are worth believing and for which it is worth living. And die. Read full review

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About the author (1981)

Gore Vidal is the author of twenty-two novels, five plays, many screenplays and short stories, more than two hundred essays, and a memoir. Two of his American chronicle novels, Lincoln and 1876, were the subject of cover stories in Time and Newsweek, respectively. In 1993, a collection of his criticism, United States: Essays 1952-1992, won the National Book Award. He divides his time between Ravello, Italy, and Los Angeles.

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