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The Key (edition 2002)
The Key by Benita Kane Jaro
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0865165343, Paperback)The first volume of a dazzling trilogy, THE KEY shows a world on the verge of collapse through the eyes of its greatest and most passionate poet. Gaius Valerius Catullus, the boy from the provinces who became the lover of the most powerful and beautiful married woman in Rome, is dead at twenty-nine. His friend Marcus Caelius Rufus must search for the meaning of his life in the slums and bloody secret cults, the palaces and law courts of the tottering Roman Republic. Vivid, exciting, carefully researched and beautifully written, THE KEY has been a cult favorite in hardbound for years.
Jaro inserts English translations of and comments on Catullus' poems into the text of her novel, The Key. The following table shows the page in The Key where the poem is located as well as the number of the poem in the Catullan corpus.
Written with the most scrupulous attention to historical accuracy
Contains some 40 poems of Catullus', in acclaimed translations by the author. Some have appeared in the recent anthology CATULLUS IN ENGLISH, and the author's original interpretation of the most important of them, poem 58, has influenced contemporary approaches to that work
May be read independently as a single novel, or as the first volume of the trilogy THE KEY, THE LOCK, THE DOOR IN THE WALL
Features maps of Rome and the Empire, specially drawn for the novel
Includes reader-friendly list of Principal Characters and a Chronology of Events in the novel
The Lock - ISBN 0865165351
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