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Godlike Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, has built a beautiful city, but is also a terrible tyrant. In answer to the prayers of his oppressed citizens, the gods create Enkidu, a wild man whose destiny is to first fight Gilgamesh, and then become his life-long friend. They embark on adventures together, but when they kill the Bull of Heaven, Enkidu must pay the ultimate price.

©2011 Yiyun Li (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

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"Gripped from page one, I found it impossible to put down" ( Guardian)

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Not the Epic of Gilgamesh

This is not the Epic of Gilgamesh but a children's story about the Epic. Nowhere in the product description is this stated.

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