Creation: a novel

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

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User Review  - kaśyap - Goodreads

This is a well-informed and ambitious historical novel set in 5th century BC During the reign of Darius and Xerxes and the Persian-Greek wars. The book is in the form of a chronicle of the life of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin Cole - Goodreads

A huge book. Big story. I don't think it works 100%, which breaks my heart, but those things that are good are very lovely indeed. The language is smooth and pretty, without gushing. The best part ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
19
Section 3
25
Copyright

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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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