The Resource Gilgamesh the king, Robert Silverberg, (electronic resource)

Gilgamesh the king, Robert Silverberg, (electronic resource)

Label
Gilgamesh the king
Title
Gilgamesh the king
Statement of responsibility
Robert Silverberg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A thrilling retelling of the Epic of Gilgamesh, by one of the greatest storytellers of his generation Gilgamesh's appetite for wine, women, and warfare is insatiable. As the King of Uruk, he oppresses his people and burdens his city. To temper his excesses, the gods create Enkidu, Gilgamesh's equal, who becomes his greatest friend. Together they wander the kingdom as brothers, conquering demons until a cruel twist changes Gilgamesh's path forever. Two parts god and one part man, Gilgamesh is mortal-a fate he now resolves to overcome, no matter what the price. And so he embarks on another journey, in pursuit of vengeance and the ultimate prize for a mortal king: eternal life. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Robert Silverberg including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection
Summary
Recreates the legend of the demi-god Sumerian king Gilgamesh, slayer of monsters and master of unsurpassed treasures, who searches for the key to immortality
Theme
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055766
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Silverberg, Robert
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Epic poetry, Assyro-Babylonian
  • Erech (Extinct city)
  • Iraq
Target audience
adult
Label
Gilgamesh the king, Robert Silverberg, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549578
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480418189
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549578
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gilgamesh the king, Robert Silverberg, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549578
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480418189
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549578
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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