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Lucian's True History

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Lucian's True History is a satirical and imaginative work that parodies the popular travel narratives of the time. The author, Lucian of Samosata, takes readers on a wild and fantastical journey through a series of bizarre and absurd adventures. From encounters with strange creatures to visits to other worlds, Lucian's tale is filled with humor and wit.

One of the most entertaining aspects of True History is Lucian's clever use of satire to poke fun at the conventions of traditional travel literature. The author challenges the idea of objective truth and instead presents a narrative that is intentionally exaggerated and fantastical. This makes for a refreshing and enjoyable read that keeps the reader engaged from start to finish.

Overall, Lucian's True History is a delightful and entertaining work that offers a unique and irreverent take on the genre of travel writing. Readers looking for a light-hearted and humorous read will undoubtedly enjoy this satirical masterpiece.

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One of the earliest works of science-fiction . It has space travel , lunar civilization, and aliens, along with more fantasy elements, such as the afterlife and Greek gods. A satire on contemporary tall tales. - Summary by Terry Kroenung

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