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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Review: CreationUser Review - Lazarus - Goodreads
I give up. I expected to love this book, but Gore Vidal somehow managed to take an amazing concept for a story and turn it into one of the dullest books i've ever tried to slog through. The narrator ... Read full review
Review: CreationUser Review - Seth Reeves - Goodreads
This novel is basically an exploration of the question "If God created the universe, then who created God?" through the device of a Persian grandee-but-not-noble that travels between Greece and China ... Read full review