Derrek Hines was born and raised in Canada and read Ancient Near Eastern Studies at university. He has won prizes in, among others, the National Poetry Competition and the Arvon Foundation International Competition, and has published two books of poetry. He lives on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall.
Format: Trade Paperback, 84 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: October 19, 2004 Price: $9.95
The epic of Gilgamesh is the first great book of man's heart. Inscribed onto clay tablets around 2400 BC, it enthralled the ancient world with a story of love, heroism, friendship, grief, and defiance of the Gods. That it continues to speak to us today, despite its fragmentary state, is testimony...
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