The Golden Ass
Of Lucius Apuleius
Publication Date: October 2011
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M.D.Usher's creative adaptation brings the tale alive "for young readers of all ages." Classical scholars will admire its faithfulness and clever innovations, while new readers young and old will enjoy its freshness and accessibility. Motley's lively, contemporary drawings capture the boisterous, see-sawing plot, while wittily quoting any number of graphic predecessors. Here is illustration at its best, at once illuminating and expanding a text while bringing it squarely into a new century