Aldiss, Brian Cretan Teat

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Cretan Teat

 
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A ribald tale from Britain’s best-love Science Fiction writer.
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The Cretan Teat is a bawdy novel, telling the extraordinary tale a Byzantine painting of the Virgin Mary breastfeeding the infant Jesus.
This false icon gets adopted by the people – and so becomes instrumental in the downfall of mankind.
This is a story where the narrator – the author – is regularly caught with his trousers down.
It is at once funny and important, a post-modern text reminiscent of Pirandello, where sexcapades brush shoulders with the end of the world.

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A ribald tale from Britain’s best-love Science Fiction writer.

The Cretan Teat is a bawdy novel, telling the extraordinary tale a Byzantine painting of the Virgin Mary breastfeeding the infant Jesus.
This false icon gets adopted by the people – and so becomes instrumental in the downfall of mankind.
This is a story where the narrator – the author – is regularly caught with his trousers down.
It is at once funny and important, a post-modern text reminiscent of Pirandello, where sexcapades brush shoulders with the end of the world.

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