A NovelBook - 2003
The love poet Sappho, who lived on the island of Lesbos 2,600 years ago, is seduced by the poet Alcaeus and eventually married off to a repellent older man. The unhappy union starts her off on a series of amorous adventures, taking her from Delphi to Egypt. Throughout her travels, she gives birth to and loses a daughter and becomes a famous singer of the ancient world.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2003.
Edition: 1st ed. --
Characteristics: xix, 316 p.