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Paperback The Song of King Gesar: A Novel (Myths) Book

ISBN: 1847672353

ISBN13: 9781847672353

The Song of King Gesar: A Novel (Myths)

(Book #18 in the Canongate's The Myths Series)

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The first English translation of Tibet's founding myth, written by an acclaimed winner of the Mao Dun Prize, China's top literary award, and impeccably translated The Song of King Gesar is one of the world's great epics, as significant for Tibetans as the Odyssey and Iliad for the ancient Greeks, and as the Ramayana and Mahabarata in India. Passed down in song from one generation to the next, it is sung by Tibetan bards even today. Set partly in ancient...

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