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The mask of Apollo

by M. Renault

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Published by Bantam Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Historische roman met in de hoofdrol Nikeratos, een bekende homoseksuele toneelspeler in de dagen van Dionysos, heerser over Syracuse. De acteur verhaalt van zijn avonturen gedurende zijn reizen door het Middellandse Zeegebied.

Edition Notes

Oorspr. uitg.: London : Longmans, Green and Co, 1966.

StatementMary Renault
ContributionsChallans, E., joint author
The Physical Object
Pagination376 p. ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26332087M
ISBN 100553127438
ISBN 109780553127430
OCLC/WorldCa863405668

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