QUOTE: Herbert Mason

“He looked at the walls, Awed at the heights His people had achieved And for a moment -- just a moment -- All that lay behind him Passed from view.” ~ Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative by Herbert Mason Herbert Mason's writing in his interpretation of The Epic of Gilgamesh is simultaneously simple and striking. I love this quote because … Continue reading QUOTE: Herbert Mason

Review: GILGAMESH – A VERSE NARRATIVE

Interpreter: Herbert Mason Number of Pages: 128 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Release Date: (it's an ancient story, so not really sure what to put here.... this version was published in 1972 though) "Herbert Mason's best-selling Gilgamesh is the most widely read and enduring interpretation of this ancient Babylonian epic. One of the oldest and most universal stories known in … Continue reading Review: GILGAMESH – A VERSE NARRATIVE