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  • Published: 6 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241399200
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony




New to Penguin Classics, the international bestseller by one of Europe's pre-eminent literary figures.

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony is a masterful retelling of the ancient myths and fables we may only think we know. From the tale of Europa and the bull to the fall of Troy, Roberto Calasso weaves his way through the entire world of Greek mythology with a captivating sense of curiosity and intrigue that casts these classical stories in a whole new light for a modern reader.

  • Pub date: 6 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241399200
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

About the Author

Roberto Calasso

Born in Florence, Roberto Calasso lives in Milan, where he is publisher of Adelphi. He is the author of The Ruin of Kasch, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, which was the winner of the Prix Veillon and the Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger, Literature and the Gods, Ka and K.

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