Double Tongue

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Double Tongue

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Author :   William Golding
Publisher :   Faber & Faber
Published :   01/04/2013
ISBN :   9780571298532
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   198
Size (mm) :   198x126x15
Weight (g) :   179

As a young virgin with disturbing psychic powers, Arieka was handed over to the service of the shrine by her parents. She has now spent sixty years as the very medium, the torn mouthpiece, of equivocal mantic utterances from the bronze tripod in the sanctuary... Read more
As a young virgin with disturbing psychic powers, Arieka was handed over to the service of the shrine by her parents. She has now spent sixty years as the very medium, the torn mouthpiece, of equivocal mantic utterances from the bronze tripod in the sanctuary beneath the temple. Over a lifetime at the mercy of god and priest and people she has watched the decay of Delphi's fortunes and its influence in the world.