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Cupid and Psyche by Edna Barth
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Jan 06, 10

bookshelves: mythology
Recommended for: mythology lovers
Read in January, 2010 — I own a copy, read count: 1

The story of Cupid and Psyche is one of my favorites from Greek/Roman mythology (I even have a Waterhouse print of Psyche hanging in my guest bedroom). I have always been fascinated by the "Beauty and the Beast" story of star-crossed lovers, however, I was pretty disappointed by this particular re-telling. It was written as an introduction to mythology for pre-teens, but the author took a lot of liberties with the original story. The best part of the book were the beautiful Grecian-style illustrations by Ati Forberg.

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