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The myths series, published by Canongate

English, Press  

Myths are universal and timeless stories that reflect and shape our lives — they explore our desires, our fears, our longings, and provide narratives that remind us what it means to be human.The Myths series brings together some of the world’s finest writers, each of whom has retold a myth in a contemporary and memorable way. Authors in the series include: Margaret Atwood, Karen Armstrong, AS Byatt, David Grossman, Milton Hatoum, Natsuo Kirino, Alexander McCall Smith, Tomás Eloy Martínez, Victor Pelevin, Ali Smith, Su Tong, Dubravka Ugresic, Salley Vickers and Jeanette Winterson. The series launched on 21st October 2005 and is the most ambitious simultaneous worldwide publication ever undertaken. http://www.themyths.co.uk/?p=73: Orphans of Eldorado Author: Milton Hatoum Published: February 2010 Original edition: 9781847673008 Mass market edition: 9781847672995 (Published in 2011) ‘With his erudition and marshalling of historical detail. Hatoum compressed an epic into a novella.’ Times Literary Supplement  ‘Clear in each particular but tantalisingly elusive in its overall meaning, Orphans of Eldorado does what every good telling of a myth should.’ Financial Times The setting for this magical fable is Eldorado, the Enchanted city that inhabited the fevered dreams of European navigators and conquistadors, but eluded all attempts to find it on […]

Orphans of Eldorado, Canongate edition

English, Novels  

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