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Where Three Roads Meet

Where Three Roads Meet: The Myth Of Oedipus

Text Myth Series

Salley Vickers

  • award* INTERNATIONAL MYTHS SERIES
  • At the end of his life, an old man waits in his office for a stranger to arrive.Over the next few weeks, Teiresias will visit again, making his way across Hampstead Heath to relate the story of his life. As these two men sit together in front of a roaring fire, a remarkable tale unfolds.The story of Oedipus is probably the most influential of all the Greek myths, having furnished Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis.Salley Vickers, a former psychoanalyst, says, ‘It is an utterly contemporary drama about the ways we blind ourselves to reality and the price we pay for knowledge.’

    Salley Vickers
    About the Author

    Salley Vickers is the author of the bestselling Miss Garnet’s Angel, Instances of the Number 3, Mr Golightly’s Holiday and The Other Side of You. She has worked as a university teacher of English and a psychoanalyst. She now writes full time.

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    Extent:
    216pp
    Format:
    Paperback
    Text publication date:
    29 October 2007
    ISBN:
    9781921351099
    AU Price:
    $19.95
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    • Where Three Roads Meet
      ebook
      ISBN: 9781921834158
      21 June 2012
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