Publish date: February 1st 2011
Publisher: Soho Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Greek Mythology
I can't remember where I first heard about this book (probably a Toastie), but I was intrigued and ordered a copy. Now I am so happy to have read this beautiful novel. I especially liked how Buetner imagines Alcestis's perception of the gods, and how Alcestis comes to understand how inhuman they r...
Here's a review I wrote at Lambda...
From http://coffeeandink.dreamwidth.org/1057498.htmlReview copy provided by the agent.For years I've loved the historical novels of Mary Renault, and for almost as many years I've longed for versions of them that centered on women. The apparent effortlessness of the world-building in Renault's ric...