Eclogues: Eight Stories
Mixtures of myth and fable, these tales have their origins in Plutarch, Montaigne, The Acts of the Apostles, Theokritos, and the daily newspaper. "Eclogues" is a delight, and Guy Davenport proves a companionable and witty guide.
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