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The double tongue

Author: William Golding
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The making of a priestess in ancient Greece. She is Arieka, now an old woman, who describes how she was discovered by a cynical high priest who ran the Delphi oracle and trained her to be a mouthpiece for the god, Apollo. A look at the management of an oracle, including telling people what they want to hear.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Occult fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Apollo, (Deity)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0374143293 9780374143299
OCLC Number: 32132692
Description: 165 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: William Golding.

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The making of a priestess in ancient Greece. She is Arieka, now an old woman, who describes how she was discovered by a cynical high priest who ran the Delphi oracle and trained her to be a mouthpiece for the god, Apollo. A look at the management of an oracle, including telling people what they want to hear.

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