Mythology genre books (4)

Fifteen Dogs

Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Winner of the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalist for the 2015 Toronto Book Awards Winner of the 2015 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize "[Alexis] devises an inventive romp through the nature of humanity in this beautiful, entertaining read … A clever exploration of our essence, communication, and how our societies are organized." – Kirkus Reviews "This might be the best set-up of the spring." – The Globe & Mail "André Alexis has established himself as one of our preeminent voices." – Toronto Star — I wonder, said Hermes, what it would be like if animals had human intelligence. — I'll wager... continue
Recommended: 17 Apr 2023

Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand

Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand : A Novel of Adam and Eve by Gioconda Belli EN

Rating: 3.5     4 Votes
In a novel based on the Bible and ancient traditions, Adam and Eve discover the world around them, react to their punishment, and learn to adjust to the outside world, where it is necessary to kill to survive.


Omeros by Derek Walcott EN

Rating: 4     6 Votes
A poem of circular narrative design, titled with the Greek name for Homer, which simultaneously charts two currents of history: the visible history charted in events -- the tribal losses of the American Indian, the tragedy of African enslavement -- and the interior, unwritten epic fashioned from the suffering of the individual in exile.
Recommended: 08 May 2023

Popul Vuh

Popul Vuh by Anonymous EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Recommended: 10 Jan 2023

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