In this volume, the distinguished East German writer Christa Wolf retells the story of the fall of Troy, but from the point of view of the woman whose visionary powers earned her contempt and scorn. Written as a result of the author's Greek travels and studies, Cassandra speaks to us in a pressing monologue whose inner focal points are patriarchy and war. In the four accompanying pieces, which take the form of travel reports, journal entries, and a letter, Wolf describes the novel's genesis. Incisive and intelligent, the entire volume represents an urgent call to examine the past in order to insure a future.

Genre: Fantasy

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December 1984 : UK Hardback
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Title: Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays (VMC)
Author(s): Christa Wolf
ISBN: 0-86068-568-3 / 978-0-86068-568-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
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May 1984 : USA Hardback
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Title: Cassandra
Author(s): Christa Wolf
ISBN: 0-374-11956-2 / 978-0-374-11956-0 (USA edition)
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Cassandra
Author(s): Christa Wolf
ISBN: 1-907970-11-8 / 978-1-907970-11-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Daunt Books
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December 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays (VMC)
Author(s): Christa Wolf
ISBN: 0-86068-573-X / 978-0-86068-573-9 (UK edition)
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January 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays
Author(s): Christa Wolf
ISBN: 0-374-51904-8 / 978-0-374-51904-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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March 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Cassandra
Author(s): Christa Wolf
Publisher: Daunt Books
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