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An Inherited Epic of Gilgamesh - A poetic memoir dedicated to James McAuley - cover

An Inherited Epic of Gilgamesh - A poetic memoir dedicated to James McAuley

Graeme Hetherington

Publisher: Ginninderra Press

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In this, his seventh book of poetry, written over a period of more than forty years, Graeme Hetherington explores how his friendship with James McAuley has parallels with that of Gilgamesh and Enkidu in the ancient Mesopotamian epic. As in the original, it is a warts and all treatment, with human behaviour in relationship to loss and the inevitability of death being the concerns that bind it together.

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