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Elektra

Jennifer Saint

From Shelf: It's All Greek To Me

An exciting, lyrical new retelling of the trojan war stories from Jennifer Saint, the bestselling author of ELEKTRA (UK, Sunday Times, May 2022) and ARIADNE (UK, Sunday Times, April 2021).

**The spellbinding new retelling of the Trojan War drawn from the perspective of the fearless women at the heart of it all.**'The story and its characters swept me up and engulfed me, I could not put this one down' REAL READER REVIEW'I was glued to it from beginning to end and could not wait to recommend to my friends afterwards.' REAL READER REVIEW'Jennifer Saint has breathed new life into this myth and put her own stamp on it' REAL READER REVIEW'A brilliant read' Women & Home | 'A spirited retelling' Times | 'Beautiful and absorbing' Fabulous | 'A vivid reimagining of Greek mythology' Harper's Bazaar | 'Jennifer Saint has done an incredible job' RedThe House of Atreus is cursed. A bloodline tainted by a generational cycle of violence and vengeance. This is the story of three women, their fates inextricably tied to this curse, and the fickle nature of men and gods. Clytemnestra The sister of Helen, wife of Agamemnon - her hopes of averting the curse are dashed when her sister is taken to Troy by the feckless Paris. Her husband raises a great army against them and determines to win, whatever the cost.CassandraPrincess of Troy, and cursed by Apollo to see the future but never to be believed when she speaks of it. She is powerless in her knowledge that the city will fall. ElektraThe youngest daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, Elektra is horrified by the bloodletting of her kin. But can she escape the curse, or is her own destiny also bound by violence?Praise for Jennifer Saint and ARIADNE:'A lyrical, insightful re-telling' Daily Mail'Relevant and revelatory' Stylist 'Energetic and compelling' Times'An illuminating read' Woman & Home 'A story that's impossible to forget' Culturefly

Format:
Hardback
Pages:
352
Publisher:
Headline Publishing Group
ISBN:
9781472273918
Published Date:
28/4/2022
Dimensions:
238mm x 156mm x 36mm
Weight:
564g
Category:
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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RRP: £14.99

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781472273918

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