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The Memoirs of Helen of Troy
The Memoirs of Helen of Troy
Author: Amanda Elyot
History?s Greatest BeautyTells the Story of Her Life — Gossips began whispering about Princess Helen from the moment of her birth. A daughter of the royal house of Sparta, she was not the progeny of King Tyndareus, they murmured, but of Zeus, king of the gods. Her mother, Queen Leda, a powerful priestess, was branded an adulteress, with tragic co...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780307338600
ISBN-10: 0307338606
Pages: 336
Edition: Reprint
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Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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I really enjoyed this take on Helen. As the author states she sometimes uses some lesser known legends in the book than the widely accepted versions and for me this made it even more exciting. This is one of my very favorite stories of history and I would recommend it to everyone.
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Very interesting take on Helen of Troy's life from birth to old age. If you enjoy the Iliad and other stories about the Trojan War, this book tells the story from Helen's perspective.