• Title : Helen of Troy

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  • ISBN: 0670037788

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 611 pages


Helen of Troy Description

A lush, seductive novel of the legendary beauty whose face launched a thousand shipsDaughter of a god, wife of a king, prize of antiquity s bloodiest war, Helen of Troy has inspired artists for millennia Now, Margaret George, the highly acclaimed bestselling historical novelist, has turned her intelligent, perceptive eye to the myth that is Helen of Troy.Margaret George breathes new life into the great Homeric tale by having Helen narrate her own story Through her eyes and in her voice, we experience the young Helen s discovery of her divine origin and her terrifying beauty While hardly than a girl, Helen married the remote Spartan king Menelaus and bore him a daughter By the age of twenty, the world s most beautiful woman was resigned to a passionless marriage until she encountered the handsome Trojan prince Paris And once the lovers flee to Troy, war, murder, and tragedy become inevitable In Helen of Troy, Margaret George has captured a timeless legend in a mesmerizing tale of a woman whose life was destined to create strife and destroy civilizations..



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thumbnail Title: Helen of Troy
Author:Margaret George
ISBN :0670037788
ranting: 2.5
Reviewer: 8 Reviews
Description: A lush, seductive novel of the legendary beauty whose face launched a thousand shipsDaughter of a god, wife of a king, prize of antiquity s bloodiest war, Helen of Troy has inspired artists for millen

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