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Creation: A Novel

Gore Vidal

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ISBN 10: 0385507623 / ISBN 13: 9780385507622
Published by Doubleday, 2002
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Creation: A Novel

Publisher: Doubleday

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Subsequent.

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Cyrus Spitama, the aged Persian ambassador to Athens, recounts his official and personal journeys throughout the world of the fifth century B.C. and his encounters with the Buddha, Confucius, Socrates, and other great men of an extraordinary century, in a restored edition of the acclaimed historical novel, featuring material from the author's original manuscript.

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"An incredibly detailed and convincing picture of the ancient world." -Anthony Burgess

"Brilliantly realized. . . . Fertile, vivid, and ingenious. . . . [A] surging river of a book." -Mary Renault, The New York Review of Books

"His best novel. . . . There isn't a page of Creation that doesn't inform and very few pages that do not delight" -The New York Times

"Highly literate, stylish, entertaining and provocative." -The Wall Street Journal

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