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THE PRAISE SINGER Mary Renault A NOVEL 1979

£3.50

THE PRAISE SINGER Mary Renault A NOVEL 1979

In her new novel of ancient Greece, Mary Renault turns to the world of the poet – the bard who since the time of Homer had sung his verses from memory for the occasions of the court. This is the life of Simonides, who lived in sixth-century Greece during the time of the tyrants, the Persian wars, and a great flowering of the arts…

Jacket design: Red-figure amphora: detail, kithara player. About 490. Photograph: Philip de Vos, Cape Town.

Hardback book with unclipped dj. Condition: previous ownership name inside cover front and back boards; dated August 1980 – dj shelf knocked otherwise good unread tight copy. 290 pages. BOOK CLUB ASSOCIATES LONDON.

CN 6592

BOOK CLUB ASSOCIATES FIRST EDITION 1979

Dimensions: 20.4 x 13 x 2.5 cm

SKU JT315 315

 

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