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The Virago Book of Erotic Myths and Legends (The Virago Book)
An impressive and varied collection of erotic myths and legends from the ancient world retold for today's modern audience.
Hardcover, 294 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Chartwell Books
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This book contained some ancient myths mixed in with some modern interpretations of ancient myths. I love myths so it was mostly enjoyable to me. A couple of the modern ones were annoying though as they smacked of a "Penthouse Letters" version of an ancient myth.
Dec 20, 2011 Jo rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
A collection of stories from around the world, retelling various myths and legends that are related to eroticism and sensualism. Some I'd heard before but overall it was an interesting look at the views and values of (mostly) ancient civilisations
This is a beautiful book featuring an anthyology like format of different romantic myths from various regions throughout the world. The title suggests it is erotic, but I'm not sure I would label it as erotic, however it does have sexual references.
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