Lysistrata by Aristophanes

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This classic comedy — from the 5th century BC — concerns the vow of Greek women to withhold sex from their husbands until the men agree to end the disastrous wars between Athens and Sparta. An exuberant battle of the sexes with underlying anti-war theme.

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The 168th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 42nd on Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale (Raymond Queneau)
  2. - 65th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  3. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  4. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  5. - Books That Changed the World (Book)
  6. - The Graphic Canon (Book)

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