Creation: a novel

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Doubleday, 2002 - Fiction - 574 pages
17 Reviews
Once again the incomparable Gore Vidal interprets and animates history -- this time in a panoramic tour of the 5th century B.C. -- and embellishes it with his own ironic humor, brilliant insights, and piercing observations. We meet a vast array of historical figures in a staggering novel of love, war, philosophy, and adventure . . .
"There isn't a page of CREATION that doesn't inform and very few pages that do not delight."
-- John Leonard, The New York Times


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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
20
Section 3
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