Creation: a novel
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
From the Paperback edition.
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Creation: a novelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Something old, something new: Vidal's classic, narrated by the grandson of the prophet Zoroaster, is being republished in an expanded edition that includes material from the original manuscript that never made its way into print. ... Read full review
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"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