Till we have faces : a myth retold (Book, 1957) [WorldCat.org]
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Till we have faces : a myth retold

Author: C S Lewis; Fritz Eichenberg
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1957, ©1956]
Series: A Harvest/HBJ book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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Tells the story of two princesses, one beautiful and the other unattractive, in a reworking of the classical myth of Psyche, a mortal woman so beautiful she inspired the wrath of Venus and the love of Cupid.
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Fantasy fiction
Historical fiction
Novels
Mythological fiction
Fiction
Romans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, C.S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
Till we have faces.
New York, Harcourt, Brace [1957, ©1956]
(OCoLC)654826142
Named Person: Psyche, (Greek deity); Eros, (Greek deity); Eros, (Greek deity); Psyche, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis; Fritz Eichenberg
ISBN: 9780156904360 0156904365
OCLC Number: 368214
Notes: Drawings by Fritz Eichenberg.
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: A Harvest/HBJ book.
Responsibility: C.S. Lewis.

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Tells the story of two princesses, one beautiful and the other unattractive, in a reworking of the classical myth of Psyche, a mortal woman so beautiful she inspired the wrath of Venus and the love of Cupid.

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Interesting but Flawed

by stvltvs (WorldCat user published 2011-11-15) Good Permalink

In Till We Have Faces, C.S. Lewis has created an entertaining, thought provoking reinterpretation of the Greek myth of Cupid and Psyche. The myth, in his hands, becomes a Christian parable and an apologia for a transcendent god who remains unseen and unheard. Like his friend, J.R.R. Tolkien,...
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