Porius : A Novel

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Widely regarded as Powys's finest achievement in fiction, 'Porius' has never been published in its intended form - until now. The culmination of a lifelong passion for Wales and its mythology, 'Porius' is at once a historical novel and a commentary on the nature of modern warfare.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 768 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 975.22g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1585673668
  • 9781585673667
  • 386,911

About John Cowper Powys

John Cowper Powys (1872-1963) lived in the United States as well as his native England. The author of ten novels, including A Glastonbury Romance, Weymouth Sands, and Maiden Castle, as well as many works of criticism and philosophy, he was the son of a vicar and a descendant of the poets Donne and Cowper."show more

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"'To encounter [Powys]... is to arrive at the very fount of creation' Henry Miller"show more

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