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At the Pillars of Hercules

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published in various periodicals, 1973-1977.

    Statementby Clive James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN771 .J32x 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2349937M
    ISBN 100571113184
    LC Control Number86673583


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The Strait of Gibraltar separates Europe and Africa and is the only point where the Mediterranean Sea merges with the Atlantic Ocean, and therefore an important passage for overseas travel towards the west, supposedly built by Greek hero, Hercules."[S]ailing past the Pillars of Hercules and ignoring the ancient warnings 'non ultra!'" DANIEL.

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