Where Three Roads Meet: The Myth of Oedipus (Myths, The)

Where Three Roads Meet: The Myth of Oedipus (Myths, The)

Salley Vickers


In the newest retelling of the world’s maximum tales within the Myth sequence from Canongate, the extremely popular novelist Salley Vickers brings to existence the Western world’s most generally recognized fable, Oedipus, via a shrewdly instructed exploration of the seminal tale in dialog among Freud and Tiresias.

It is 1938 and Sigmund Freud, struggling with the debilitating results of melanoma, has been authorised through the Nazis to go away Vienna. He seeks safe haven in England, taking on place of dwelling in the home in Hampstead within which he'll die fifteen months later. yet his final months are made bright via the coming of a stranger who comes and is going in accordance with Freud’s nation of health and wellbeing. who's the mysterious customer and why has he come to inform the famed proponent of the Oedipus advanced his surprisingly commonly used story?

Set partially in prewar London and in part in historic Greece, Where 3 Roads Meet is as brilliantly compelling because it is considerate. Former psychoanalyst and acclaimed novelist Salley Vickers revisits against the law devoted some time past that also has irritating reverberations for us all today.

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