Sappho

Come Close
  • Come Close

  • 'Yes, we did many things, then - all
    Beautiful ...'


    Lyrical, powerful poems about love, sexuality, sun-soaked Greece and the gods.

    Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

    Sappho (c.630-570 BCE). Sappho's Stung with Love is available in Penguin Classics.

Sappho (c.630-570 BCE). Sappho's Stung with Love is available in Penguin Classics.

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

For more on our cookies and changing your settings click here


Strictly Necessary


Analytics


Preferences & Features


Targeting / Advertising