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The Story of Gilgamesh

by Li Yiyun

ISBN: 9781782690238

SKU: 10979876



Godlike Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, has built a beautiful city, but is also a terrible tyrant. In answer to the prayers of his oppressed citizens, the gods create Enkidu, a wild man whose destiny is to first fight Gilgamesh, and then become his life-long friend. They embark on adventures together, but when they – together – kill the Bull of Heaven, Enkidu must pay the ultimate price. In his grief and fear of his own death, Gilgamesh goes on a journey to discover the secret to immortality...

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Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: 12/6/2016