The First Love Stories: From Isis and Osiris to Tristan and Iseult

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Passion, joy, and longing abound in seven original classic love stories, newly retold by a master storyteller. Wolkstein has vividly re-created unforgettable myths of love, published together in a single collection for the first time. Includes "Inanna and Dumuzi," "Shiva and Sati," "The Song of Songs," "Psyche and Eros," and more.

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Diane Wolkstein is the author of over thirteen award-winning books of folklore for adults and children, including Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth (with Samuel Noah Kramer) and The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales. She also lectures and performs widely. She lives in New York City.

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Diane Wolkstein is surely one of the great storytellers of the twentieth century --Jean Huston, Ph.D. Author of The Search for the Beloved

"A splendid collection of indispensable tales of love, handsomely retold...” --Barry Ulanov, Professor Emeritus of Literature, Barnard College

"It is creation itself we experience as we read her book..." --Olivier Bernier, Lecturer, Metropolitan Museum of Art

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