A Comedy of Eros by Virgil BurnettA Comedy of Eros by Virgil Burnett

A Comedy of Eros

byVirgil Burnett


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A novella that is too ambitious for a short story yet falls short of a novel, A Comedy of Eros is a tale of intrigue and romance in which nothing is quite as it appears to be.

Virgil Burnett is an author-illustrator whose work has been widely published on this continent and in Europe. His recent projects include illustrations for Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (The Folio Society: London, England) and work on a third novel. He was a member of the Fine Arts faculty of the University of Waterloo, and now spend...
Title:A Comedy of ErosFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 8.73 × 5.6 × 0.38 inPublisher:Porcupine's Quill

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ISBN - 10:0889840555

ISBN - 13:9780889840553

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Editorial Reviews

`As always, Burnett's writing is extremely polished. Though spare, it is amazingly rich in allusion and synbol without ever being pedantic. The black-and-white sketches that appear throughout the text provide a fine visual counterpoint to it. Since the work is, among other things, unabashedly erotic, secondary school libraries might well find it an inappropriate acquisition. On the other hand, I recommend it most readily for adult collections.'