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    DescriptionThe story of "The Golden Ass "is that of Lucius Apuleius, a young man of good birth who encountered many strange adventures while disporting himself along the roads to Thessaly. Not the least of these occurred when Apuleius offended a priestess of the White Goddess, who turned him into an ass. The tale of how Apuleius dealt with this misfortune and eventually resumed human form is conveyed by Robert Graves in modern English that is infused with a bawdy wit and sense of adventure that is "itself a small masterpiece of twentieth-century prose" (Kenneth Rexroth, "Saturday Review").


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    Title
    The Golden Ass
    Subtitle
    The Transformations of Lucius
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Deceased Apuleius, Translated by Robert Graves
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780374531812
    ISBN 10: 0374531811
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: CLA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    DC22: 873/.01
    B&T Approval Code: A24202500
    DC21: 873.01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PA6209.M3 G77 2009
    B&T Approval Code: C25103801
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
    Imprint name
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
    Publication date
    31 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Robert Graves (1895-1985) was a poet, novelist, and translator.