Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 23, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Let’s leave Hadestown tonight…

Dear Bacon Friends, Let’s leave Hadestown tonight. Orpheus has snuck into hell, begging Hades to let his lover Eurydice rejoin him in the world above. Hades laughs – scornful – but Persephone convinces him to give the young lovers another chance. To let Eurydice go. On one condition: Hades requires Orpheus to walk out of hell alone, with Eurydice following. If he looks back, she …

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