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Arion and the Dolphin A Libretto So simple and kind “Arion and the Dolphin” antiuity“The lie was detected and further denial was useless” Beautifully written and extremely heart breaking Even without the music to support it I could not help being lost to its melody Vikram Seth is perhaps one of the best authors and the greatest poets of our times This story teaches children about being kind to each other and helping one other ; message is shown in the story from the kind gestures the dolphin did for Arion saving him from drowning and taking him back to his home village the gulf of Corinth The songs in story teach children about rhyming words and structure of how poems and songs are written The beautiful illustrations can be recommend because they help the reader to understand Arion’s feelings towards the dolphin These beautiful illustrations also help the reader to picture the gulf of Corinth Our Earth and its creatures offer us mercy love and even liberation from our most vain selves if we will but listen This theme from Arion and the Dolphin as retold by Vikram Seth from an ancient Greek legend is brilliantly expressed by the tender dramatic harmonies of shape color and line in Jane Ray's glowing illustrations Full color This is one of the books I have picked up from my university library It was an opera which I hadn't expected It appeared to be a play kind of book when I skimmed through the pages It's a wonderful book I didn't read through the pages I sang through them I really enjoyed it This fantasy book would be a good one when talking about old greek myths and fantasy I could see this book being read aloud to a fifth or sixth grade class It has very good content but honestly it would not a book that I would have picked out from my teachers book case when I was that age The book was very educational and made me step outside of my normal reading styles The book definitely took me by surprise when I started reading because it was not what I was expecting but all in all it was not that bad of a book Sad Nothing by Vikram Seth can be mediocre This is definitely a wonderful poem imagined as an Opera But it is not accomplished as some of the other works by Seth This is a wonderful book for all poetry drama lovers Vikram Seth's genius reflects in another of his masterpieces Beautiful verse tangible descriptions and lively dialogue

About the Author: Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth is an Indian poet novelist travel writer librettist children's writer biographer and memoirist During the course of his doctorate studies at Stanford he did his field work in China and translated Hindi and Chinese poetry into English He returned to Delhi via Xinjiang and Tibet which led to a travel narrative From Heaven Lake Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet 1983 which won

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