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The epic of London

an epic poem in ten cantos and twenty rhapsodies

by John Frederick Rowbotham

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Published by W. & G. Foyle in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Rowbotham, the modern Homer.
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13522136M


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Regretably, it does not contain one /5(60). This book is a fascinating view of how and why the Tower of London was built. From the amusement of Kings who wished to collect exotic animals, including an elephant to the tradition of kings who waited to ride to Westminster Abbey for the coronation ceremony.

The tower was to become the execution chamber for two of King Henry VIII wives.4/4(43). Joan London's title, GILGAMESH, (like the lines quoted above in the Andrew George translation), refers of course to the ancient Sumerian epic of the king who, as the cover has it, "travels the world in search of eternal life." A brief description of the book and its settings conjures romance and adventure on a large scale, beginning in the ashes of WW1 in London, /5(56).

A master of epic historical fiction, Edward Rutherford gives us a sweeping novel of London, a glorious pageant spanning two thousand years. He brings this vibrant city's long and noble history alive through his saga of ever-shifting fortunes, fates, and intrigues of a half-dozen families, from the age of Julius Caesar to the twentieth century/5().

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Not content with the immortality conveyed by the renown of his great deeds, Gilgamesh journeys to the ends of the earth and beyond in his search for eternal life, encountering the wise man Uta-napishti, 4/5(72).

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Now known as the Epic of Gilgamesh, this work was totally new to scholars. Believed to have been composed around B.C., it is one of the world’s oldest great literary works. The ''flood’’ tablet constituted the 11th part of the book Epic, and belonged to a slush pile of shards shipped back to the British Museum from.

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The famous collection of Sumerian poems from which Joan London’s novel takes its name describes the relationship of Gilgamesh, King of Uruk. Joan London’s Gilgamesh follows the story of Edith and her son Jim, as they search for meaning, and a sense of belonging in their lives.

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