Let Us Compare Mythologies

Let Us Compare Mythologies

by Leonard Cohen


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Published in 1956 when he was twenty-two years old, Let Us Compare Mythologies is Leonard Cohen's first book. Long out of print, it is now available exactly as it appeared fifty years ago as one of the four hundred copies published by the McGill Poetry Series in Canada, with its original cover and illustrations by Canadian artist Freda Guttman.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061173752
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/29/2007
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 756,474
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal in 1934. He is the author of twelve books, including, most recently, the national bestseller Book of Longing, and has released seventeen albums.

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I heard of a man who says words so beautifully that if he only speaks their name women give themselves to him.

If I am dumb beside your body while silence blossoms like tumours on our lips it is because I hear a man climb stairs and clear his throat outside our door.

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Let Us Compare Mythologies 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
yogipoet on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
i thrived on this poetry as a young romantic. i believe it's the real thing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago