The Book of Heaven

Hardcover $26.95

Pantheon | Feb 18, 2014 | 384 Pages | 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780375408069

  • Paperback$16.95

    Vintage | Nov 04, 2014 | 384 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780375707551

  • Hardcover$26.95

    Pantheon | Feb 18, 2014 | 384 Pages | 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780375408069

  • Ebook$13.99

    Pantheon | Feb 18, 2014 | 304 Pages | ISBN 9780307908698

Praise

“A stunningly poetic and mythological novel. . . . An imaginative look into the nature of eternity, memory, and the divine.” —Booklist

“Stupendously imagined and detailed. . . . Storace’s striking feminist mythopoeic work offers provocative alternatives in beautifully crafted prose.” —Kirkus (starred review)

“Mystical, lyrical, fascinating. . . . This is a marvelous, thought-provoking book for readers who enjoy mythologies which reach down into one’s soul.” —Library Journal (starred review)

“Acclaimed poet and memoirist Storace steps onto the terrain of myth, creating a feminist cosmology. . . . Poetic, elusive, and thought provoking.” —Publishers Weekly
 


Table Of Contents

Contents
 
Prologue : A View From Another Heaven 3

I
The Book of Souraya 15
The Proverbs of Souraya 79
 
II
The Book of Savour 83
The Proverbs of Savour 190
 
III
The Book of Rain 195
The Proverbs of Rain 280
 
IV
The Book of Sheba 285
The Proverbs of Sheba 363

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