The Golden ass download free [PDF and Ebook] by Apuleius

The Golden ass download free [PDF and Ebook] by Apuleius year 1999
  • Book name: The Golden ass
  • Author: Apuleius
  • Release date: 1999/2/11
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140435900
  • Rating: 9.82 of 10
  • Votes: 361
  • Review by: Poppy Sutherland
  • Review rating: 9.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Written towards the end of the second century AD, The Golden Ass tells the story of the many adventures of a young man whose fascination with witchcraft leads him to be transformed into a donkey. The bewitched Lucius passes from owner to owner - encountering a desperate gang of robbers and being forced to perform lewd 'human' tricks on stage - until the Goddess Isis finally breaks the spell and Lucius is initiated into her cult. Apuleius' enchanting story has inspired generations of writers such as Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Keats with its dazzling combination of allegory, satire, bawdiness and sheer exuberance, and remains the most continuously and accessibly amusing book to have survived from Classical antiquity.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H46M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Essays, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Classic Books & Novels
  • Available formats: TCR, DOC, EPUB, TXT, JPG, AZW, WORD, PDF. Compressed in TAR.LZO, TBZ2, RAR, AZW, ZIP, ARJ, TZO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x19.56mm
  • Weight: 244.94g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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