Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 16, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

King of Silver, King of Gold (Hadestown #7)

Is it possible that Hades is a tragic figure, driven by loneliness, jealousy, and doubt? Orpheus imagines Hades as a King of Pain, trapped in the spider web of his own emotions… “He thinks of his wife in the arms of the sun And jealousy fuels him and feeds him and fills him With doubt that she’ll never come – Dread that she’ll never come …

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