Sappho's Leap.

Jong, Erica.

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2003. First edition 8vo. 316 pp. Corners and spine ends slightly bumped, otherwise book is crisp and clean. "A journey back 2,600 years to inhabit the mind of the greatest love poet the world has every known. At the age of 14, Sappho is seduced by the beautiful poet Alcaeus, plots with him to overthrow the dictator of the island, and is caught and married off to a repellent older man in hopes that matrimony will keep her out of trouble." Near Fine in Near Fine dj Hard Cover 0393057615 (Item ID: 58682)

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