The Champions of Our Literary Imagination
By Bruce Meyer
HarperCollins, 273 pages, $34.95
Reviewed by KEITH GAREBIAN
Toronto Globe and Mail, September 8, 2007
"From Gilgamesh to Jesus, from Beowulf to King Arthur, from Hercules to Superman, from Hamlet to King Lear, the most extraordinary heroes live through the pages of literature, tempting us to accompany them on their special quests through life's labyrinths, where they battle foes and obstacles and show how we, ordinary mortals, are joined to them collectively as they attempt to solve the puzzles of their own being."