• "A dynamic encounter between modernity and the oldest stories known to Europe."

    Robin Blake, The Independent
  • "I have no idea whether or not Roberto Calasso is a 'genius' but I do know that The Marriage Of Cadmus and Harmony is a perfect work like no other"

    Gore Vidal
  • "It will be read and re-read not as a treatise but as a story: one of the most extraordinary that has ever been written of the origins of Western self-consciousness"

    Simon Schama
  • "A masterpiece...a wonderfully fashioned work of art"

    John Banville, Irish Times
  • "A brilliant and profound narration"

    A. S. Byatt, The Times

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