In this collection of Greek fiction written between the first and fourth centuries AD, ?Callirhoe? is the stirring tale of star-crossed lovers Chaereas and Callirhoe, torn apart when she is kidnapped and sold as a slave, while ?Daphnis and Chloe? tells of a boy and girl abandoned at birth, who grow up to fall in love and battle pirates. Greek Fiction ? also containing ?Letters of Chion?, an early thriller about tyranny and a political assassination ? is a fascinating glimpse into an..
The publication of Robinson Crusoe in London in 1719 marked the arrival of a revolutionary art form: the novel. British writers were prominent in shaping the new type of..Подробнее