In Arcadia / Ben Okri.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Phoenix, 2003Description: 240 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781784082574; 0753817071(pbk.) :.Subject(s): Social groups -- Fiction | Self-realization -- Fiction | Voyages and travels -- Fiction | Utopias -- FictionDDC classification: 823.914
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: a voyage into the enduring myth of Arcadia and the mysterious painting it inspired.</p> <p>A lyrical novel about art and enlightenment that takes the reader from Waterloo Station in London to Paris and a four hundred year old enigma, the painting by Nicolas Poussin known as 'Et in Arcadia Ego'.</p> <p>'We never write the book we think we are writing. We never read the book we think we are reading' BEN OKRI.</p>
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002.