The Eye Of The Cybele

by Daniel Chavarria
The Eye Of The Cybele
  • ISBN-13: 9781888451252
  • Author(s): Daniel Chavarria
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 01-03-2002
  • Format: h/b

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The second novel in English translation by Chavarria, 'one of Latin America's finest writers' according to Edgar Award winning author William Heffernan. 'The Eye of the Cybele' is an epic mystery set in ancient Greece in the time of Pericles. A mad priest and an entracning whore join the likes of Alcibiades and Socrates in a quest for a lost jewel - the Dyndimenian Eye. Chavarria's knowledge of Greek history and command of language guides him masterfully through this tremendous literary feat.
About the book

The second novel in English translation by Chavarria, 'one of Latin America's finest writers' according to Edgar Award winning author William Heffernan. 'The Eye of the Cybele' is an epic mystery set in ancient Greece in the time of Pericles. A mad priest and an entracning whore join the likes of Alcibiades and Socrates in a quest for a lost jewel - the Dyndimenian Eye. Chavarria's knowledge of Greek history and command of language guides him masterfully through this tremendous literary feat.