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    • The Buried Book

    • The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh
    • By: David Damrosch
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    One day in 1872, self-taught Assyriologist George Smith was sifting through a pile of clay tablets when he realized he was reading about "a flood, storm, a ship caught on a mountain, and a bird sent out in search of dry land". This is the riveting story of the discovery of the world's first literary epic, the "Epic of Gilgamesh".

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • interesting- but not for everyone

    • By James M on 07-16-08

    Regular price: $17.47