Cretan Teat

Cretan Teat

Brian W. Aldiss

Language: English

Published: May 8, 2014

Words: 58231
Pages: 234

Description:

A ribald tale from Britain's best-love Science Fiction writer.Available for the first time in eBook. The Cretan Teat is a bawdy novel, telling the extraordinary tale a Byzantine painting of the Virgin Mary breastfeeding the infant Jesus.This false icon gets adopted by the people – and so becomes instrumental in the downfall of mankind.This is a story where the narrator – the author – is regularly caught with his trousers down.It is at once funny and important, a post-modern text reminiscent of Pirandello, where sexcapades brush shoulders with the end of the world.