The Centaur: A Novel

The Centaur: A Novel

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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD AND THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRE ÉTRANGER

 

The Centaur is a modern retelling of the legend of Chiron, the noblest and wisest of the centaurs, who, painfully wounded yet unable to die, gave up his immortality on behalf of Prometheus. In the retelling, Olympus becomes small-town Olinger High School; Chiron is George Caldwell, a science teacher there; and Prometheus is Caldwell’s fifteen-year-old son, Peter. Brilliantly conflating… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Random House (June 05, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: National Book Award for Fiction 1964 winner


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