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If Not, Winter by Sappho
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Jan 10, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: martian, best-poetry-ever

Sappho's one of history's finest writers, yet little of her work survives. This book takes every single surviving fragment and endeavors to translate them, often without much context. The results are haunting and quite often beautiful.

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