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secret history

Procopius

secret history

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Byzantine Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Byzantine Empire -- History -- Justinian I, 527-565

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated [from the Greek] with an introduction by G. A. Williamson.
      SeriesThe Penguin classics,, L182
      ContributionsWilliamson, G. A. 1895- tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF572 .P813 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p.
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5566553M
      LC Control Number67071998

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It was also recommended by people who know my taste as well as those who don’t, seemingly by the world of book lovers itself, by some of my most literary and well-read friends, by my mother.

This book seemed to be universally admired. So I picked it up, finally, and I read it. It was Donna Tartt’s The Secret History, and I hated it.

The 'secret' element of the book is interesting as a lot of the mystery schools are veiled in secrecy. Strangely, the act of transforming oneself is very personal and introspective - something the esoteric schools encourage above all else, to 'know thyself' - a very discouraged ambition at many points in by: 4.

"""A Secret History of Witches examines the bonds between mothers and daughters, and the power of hidden magic to quietly save the world, particularly as the world braces for another global war.""" "Fresh and unpredictable. [Morgan] depicts with visceral impact the roles of women in a male-centered world." "/5().

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Part psychological thriller, part chronicle of debauched, wasted youth, it suffers from a basically improbable plot, a fault Tartt often redeems through the bravado of her execution.

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Procopius was the official historian of Belisarius and was a staff member. This position influenced his writings.

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