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Riassunto: Pulitzer Prizing author Stephen Vincent Benét's By the Waters of Babylon, is the first, most influential work of American post-apocalyptic fiction of the twentieth century. Its haunting story of a tribal priest who investigates the ruins of an ancient city is an unforgettable and challenging reminder of both the fragility of civilization and the hope for human development.
This volume also contains six other stories of “Fantasy and Prophecy,” including The King of the Cats, a comic fable of human and animal transmutation, selected by the Library of America as one of the outstanding works of fantastic fiction in the past two centuries. The collection includes:
By the Waters of Babylon
The Curfew Tolls
The King of the Cats
Doc Mellhorn and the Pearly Gates
The Last of the Legions
The Blood of the Martyrs
About the Author: Stephen Vincent Benét (1898-1943) was a quintessential story-teller of the American experience, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his epic poem of the raid at Harper’s Ferry, John Brown’s Body. His many classic works include The Devil and Daniel Webster, Spanish Bayonet, and A Death in the Country.
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Descrizione libro Hythloday Press, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0692330194
Descrizione libro Hythloday Press, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0692330194