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Cleopatra's Daughter - Michelle Moran
Cleopatra's Daughter
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3.90 210
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847249548 (184724954X)
Publisher: Quercus
Pages no: 429
Edition language: English
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Denise
Denise rated it
4.0 Cleopatra's Daughter
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I can honestly say that I wasn't expecting much from this book because I have read other books by Michelle Moran and haven't been the big...
Nothing better than a good book...
Nothing better than a good book... rated it
3.0 Not bad....
This is the story of Kleopatra's daughter, a figure often overshadowed by her mother in history. The story was good. I was surprised that it ended where it did. I expected the story to span more years than it covered. It read very factual, which I did not like. I did not get attached to the ch...
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
4.0 Cleopatra's Daughter
A slight whiff of YA - probably because the narrator, Cleopatra's daughter Selene - is an adolescent - but an enjoyable read. Good historical accuracy, from what I could see. Octavian/Augustus is the cool political operator, Livia a stone-cold bitch, Julia a flighty but beautiful teenager, Marcel...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
4.0 Cleopatra's Daughter
A wonderful piece of historical fiction -- 95% of the characters existed and their roles in the story are chronicled in history! Starts with bloodshed and has incidents involving bloodshed throughout -- after all this was ancient Rome, where the struggle to attain and then to keep power was as trans...
Dutch
Dutch rated it
Michelle Moran can seem to do no wrong. I knew this was going to be an interesting book, but I had no idea I'd be reading about the teenaged Kleopatra Selene throughout the book. For some reason, I thought I would get a larger span of history, but instead Michelle Moran packs a lot of solid inform...
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