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The sibyl

Author: Pär LagerkvistNaomi WalfordKristoffer TaboriYuri RasovskyLorna RaverAll authors
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this powerful, poetic, and moving parable, the Wandering Jew of medieval Christian legend journeys to Delphi to consult the famed oracle of the pagans. He is turned away but not before learning that one of the most adept of the old priestesses, or sibyls, lives in disgrace in the mountains above the Temple. In her rude goat-hut he seeks the meaning of his disastrous brush with the son of God. She reveals that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Pär Lagerkvist; Naomi Walford; Kristoffer Tabori; Yuri Rasovsky; Lorna Raver; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 0786137142 9780786137145
OCLC Number: 78796919
Performer(s): Read by Lorna Raver, Yuri Rasovsky, Kristoffer Tabori.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr.))
Other Titles: Sibyllan.
Responsibility: by Pär Lagerkvist.

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In this powerful, poetic, and moving parable, the Wandering Jew of medieval Christian legend journeys to Delphi to consult the famed oracle of the pagans. He is turned away but not before learning that one of the most adept of the old priestesses, or sibyls, lives in disgrace in the mountains above the Temple. In her rude goat-hut he seeks the meaning of his disastrous brush with the son of God. She reveals that she, too, has been touched by the son of a god, a very different son, not quite human, born of her own body. He dwells with her as a constant reminder of the betrayal of her mystical and erotic union with the divine, her punishment, and--perhaps--her redemption.

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