Here are myths from Greeks and Romans,
With chimeras, curses, omens,
Strange seductions, gold abounding,
Transformations most astounding,
Sorceresses, swans, and mazes,
Goddesses with lethal gazes,
Flying horses-goodness gracious!
Snaky heads and bulls salacious,
Minotaurs and monsters strangled,
Passions kinkily entangled--
All herein--A Gift From Zeus
(which, by the way can cook your goose).
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With the illustrator adding an occasional spiky sketch featuring scantily clad nymphs or narrow-shouldered heroes, the author massages the classical plots with casually phrased dialogue and occasional light verse, such as this from the ravening Chimæra: “A tender maid for breakfast, / A toothsome...| Read Full Review of A Gift from Zeus
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