The Internet Book List - Spread the word
       


Book Information: Leto Bundle, the

Leto Bundle, the (2001) [Novel]
by Marina Warner Rating: No votes (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary (From the publisher):

In an ancient, war-torn wasteland, a woman called Leto gives birth to twins on the barren hillside where Zeus - her lover - has left her to die of exposure. Two millennia later, Hortense, a brilliant young curator, finds herself at the center of a political maelstrom when a sarcophagus in her care becomes the spiritual focus of a shadowy, cult-like movement of local outcasts.

Who is Leto, and why is she doomed to travel the world forever, swept through time as she wanders westward, slipping from a troubled past to a troubled present? Why does the ancient coffin in Hortense's charge contain no body - only a bundle of cryptic manuscripts? And what will happen now that this bundle has become the obsession of a feminist scholar, a fading folk diva, and a mysterious and passionate young political leader?

As Hortense struggles to find answers in the baffling fragments of evidence before her, we follow Leto through her various incarnations on a picaresque journey - from classical romances, medieval crusades, and Victorian treasure hunts to a contemporary era of pop iconography, Internet celebrity, and globalized media.

Original title: The Leto Bundle
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Leto Bundle, the

Leto Bundle, the (2001)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!


Manifested in:

Leto Bundle, the (2001)


ISBN: 0099284650

Add to my library



©Steven Jeffery / IBList.com, 2012
Terms of Use