Curiosity is an evil master ...
A beautiful princess has a husband she can never see. He visits her only in the dead of night. When curiosity overcomes her, she discovers who he really is - only to be cruelly abandoned.
Now Psyche must begin an impossible task: to find her husband, even descending to the depths of Hell in her search. But she has earned the wrath of Venus by rivalling her in beauty, and the vengeful goddess will stop at nothing to destroy her.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Lucius Apuleius (2nd Century AD) was born in North Africa and travelled widely, visiting Italy and Asia, where he was initiated into numerous religious mysteries. He drew on the knowledge he gained about the priestly fraternities to write the Golden Ass, which Cupid and Psyche is extracted from.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Penguin Classics, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy. Order before 10am to ensure same (working) day dispatch. Orders will be dispatched by 1st Class post, heavier items by 2nd Class or courier. Standard mail will be dispatched by 2nd Class post or Parcel Force. Overseas orders will be dispatched by priority airmail. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000014272
Book Description Penguin Books, U.S.A., 2006. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Cupid and Psyche (Penguin Epics)Apuleius.New, may have slight shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # 002761
Book Description Penguin Classics, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This book is in stock now, in our UK premises. Photos of most of our books are available - please ask, as dustjacket and cover illustrations vary, and unless the accompanying image is marked 'Bookseller Image', it is an Abebooks Stock Image, NOT our own. Overseas buyers also note that shipping rates apply to packets of 1Kg and under, and should the packed weight of an item exceed this we reserve the right to ship via 'Economy', or cancel, or request extra postage prior to fulfilling the order. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000090528
Book Description Penguin Books, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141026375
Book Description Penguin Books, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141026375
Book Description Penguin Books 2006-12-26, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0141026375 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0141026375
Book Description Penguin Books, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141026375