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Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles (Myths)

Winterson, Jeanette

ISBN 10: 1841957755 / 1-84195-775-5
ISBN 13: 9781841957753
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
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Condemned to shoulder the world, for ever, by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then, he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden - and it seems they can strike a bargain that might release him...Jeanette Winterson asks difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion in her dazzling retelling of the myth of Atlas and Heracles. Visionary and inventive, believable and intimate, "Weight" turns the familiar on its head to show us ourselves in a new light.

 

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Book Description: Canongate Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Main. 198 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. Condemned to shoulder the world, for ever, by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then, he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden - and it seems they can strike a bargain that might release him.Jeanette Winterson asks difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion in her dazzling retelling of the myth of Atlas and Heracles. Visionary and inventive, believable and intimate, Weight turns the familiar on its head to show us ourselves in a new light. Bookseller Inventory # AB99781841957753

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Book Description: Canongate Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Main. 198 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. Condemned to shoulder the world, for ever, by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then, he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden - and it seems they can strike a bargain that might release him.Jeanette Winterson asks difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion in her dazzling retelling of the myth of Atlas and Heracles. Visionary and inventive, believable and intimate, Weight turns the familiar on its head to show us ourselves in a new light. Bookseller Inventory # AB99781841957753

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Book Description: Canongate Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles, Jeanette Winterson, Condemned to shoulder the world, for ever, by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then, he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden - and it seems they can strike a bargain that might release him.Jeanette Winterson asks difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion in her dazzling retelling of the myth of Atlas and Heracles. Visionary and inventive, believable and intimate, "Weight" turns the familiar on its head to show us ourselves in a new light. Bookseller Inventory # B9781841957753

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Book Description: Canongate Books Ltd. Book Condition: New. 2006. Paperback. The Myth of Atlas and Heracles. Series: Myths. 176 pages. Condemned to shoulder the world, for ever, by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then, he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden. This work addresses difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion in the myth of Atlas and Heracles. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FQ. Dimension: 196 x 130 x 12. Weight: 132. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9781841957753

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