Clytemnestra-9781405951722

Clytemnestra

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Author: Casati, Costanza

Ancient Greece

Published on 18 January 2024 by Penguin Books Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 416 pages
128 x 198 x 29 | 290g

Mother. Monarch. Murderer. Magnificent . . . meet Clytemnestra, the ancient world's most wronged woman . . .

'Vivid with fury, passion and strength, this is a fabulous myth retelling' JENNIFER SAINT'A blaze of a novel, fiery and furious - and alight with murderous revenge' DAILY MAILShe is born to a king but marries a tyrant.

She watches helplessly as he sacrifices her child to the gods.

She bides her time. She plots revenge. She knows how to play this game.

If power will not be given to her, then she will take it for herself.

She is Clytemnestra.

-----------------------'A passionate picture of a fiercely patriarchal society and her heroine's refusal to be bound by its rules'Sunday Times'A powerhouse of a novel. Clytemnestra's rage, heartbreak and determination radiate off the page' ELODIE HARPER'A thrilling tale of power and prophecies, and the fierce Queen who fought back at those who wronged her' COSMOPOLITAN