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Bright air black

£5.99

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In brilliant poetic prose Bright Air Black brings us aboard the ship Argo for its epic return journey across the Black Sea from Persia's Colchis - as Medea flees her home and father with Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece. Vann's reimagining of this ancient tale offers a thrilling, realist alternative to the long-held notions of Medea as monster or sorceress. We witness with dramatic urgency Medea's humanity, her Bronze Age roots and position in Greek society, her love affair with Jason, and her tragic demise. Atmospheric and spellbinding, Bright Air Black is an indispensable, fresh and provocative take on one of our earliest texts and the most intimate and corporeal version of Medea's story ever told. The book is in good condition. The dust jacket is marked on both the front and back.

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Dust jacket, not clipped
Author(s):
David Vann
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0434023345
ISBN-13:
9780434023349
Number of pages:
252
Publisher:
William Heinemann
Title:
Bright Air Black

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In brilliant poetic prose Bright Air Black brings us aboard the ship Argo for its epic return journey across the Black Sea from Persia's Colchis - as Medea flees her home and father with Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece. Vann's reimagining of this ancient tale offers a thrilling, realist alternative to the long-held notions of Medea as monster or sorceress. We witness with dramatic urgency Medea's humanity, her Bronze Age roots and position in Greek society, her love affair with Jason, and her tragic demise. Atmospheric and spellbinding, Bright Air Black is an indispensable, fresh and provocative take on one of our earliest texts and the most intimate and corporeal version of Medea's story ever told. The book is in good condition. The dust jacket is marked on both the front and back.

Added value:
Dust jacket, not clipped
Author(s):
David Vann
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0434023345
ISBN-13:
9780434023349
Number of pages:
252
Publisher:
William Heinemann
Title:
Bright Air Black

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