Vidal's historical novel set in the 5th century BC and narrated by Cyrus Spitama, son of a Persian prince and Greek sorceress, grandson of the prophet Zoroaster, and ambassador to the courts of India, China and Greece. Pericles, Thucydides, Sophocles and Confucius are among the book's characters.

Creation 2002, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375727054

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Creation 2002, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385507622

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Creation 1993, Ballantine Books

ISBN-13: 9780345340207

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Creation 1993, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349104751

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Creation 1982, Ballantine Books

ISBN-13: 9780345300072

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Creation 1982, Grafton, London

ISBN-13: 9780586054581

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Creation 1981, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394500157

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Creation 1981, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394519951

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Creation 1981, William Heinemann Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780434829699

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