By Richard Brautigan
Richard Brautigan was once the writer of ten novels, together with a modern vintage, Trout Fishing in the United States, 9 volumes of poetry, and a suite of stories.Here are 3 Brautigan novels—A accomplice normal from monstrous Sur, Dreaming of Babylon and The Hawkline Monster—reissued in a one-volume omnibus edition.
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He and his wife were hosts to the goddess DEMETER when she wandered the Earth in search of her daughter PERSEPHONE. Celeus is described as the first priest and his daughters as the first priestesses of Demeter at Eleusis. CEPHEUS CENTAURS In Greek mythology, these were creatures half human and half horse, sons of CENTAURUS. IXION, a LAPITH of THESSALY, loved the goddess HERA, wife of ZEUS, who became jealous. Zeus fashioned a likeness of Hera out of a cloud and called her NEPHELE. Ixion, convinced that the beautiful cloudwoman was Hera, mated with her.
Comus loved wine, dance, and song. CONCORDIA The Roman goddess who personified concord, or harmony, particularly between citizens and the state or government. C. at the foot of the Capitoline Hill, and represented an agreement between the commoners and the members of the ruling families. The Roman Senate often met in Concordia’s temple. She is pictured on coins, which were usually minted after a rebellion or civil war, as a matron, sitting, wearing a long cloak, and holding a saucer, cornucopia, or olive branch.
At the entrance to the DARDANELLES, the sea passage that led from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, stood the city of TROY. ASTERION (ASTERIUS; Starry) In Greek mythology, king of CRETE who married EUROPA and adopted her three sons: MINOS, RHADAMANTHUS, and SARPEDON. ASTRAEUS (Starry) According to Greek mythology, a TITAN god and father of the WINDs and the stars. His wife was EOS, goddess of the dawn. Astraeus was the son of the Titans Crius and Eurybia. Another, less famous Astraeus was a son of the sea god POSEIDON.