The Story Of Gilgamesh

The Story Of Gilgamesh

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"A real friend is a companion for your heart."

Godlike Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, has built a beautiful city, but is also a terrible tyrant. In answer to the prayers of his oppressed citizens, the gods create Enkidu, a wild man whose destiny is to first fight Gilgamesh, and then become his life-long friend. They embark on adventures together, but when they - together - kill the Bull of Heaven, Enkidu must pay the ultimate price. In his grief and fear of his own death, Gilgamesh goes on a journey to discover the secret to immortality ...


Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed."
Publisher: London :, Pushkin Children's Books,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781782690238
Branch Call Number: J FIC Li
Characteristics: 93 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lorenzetti, Marco 1970-- Illustrator

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