"The Luxe" meets the ancient world in the extraordinary story of Cleopatra's daughter.Selene has grown up in a palace on the Nile with her parents, Cleopatra & Mark Antony--the most brilliant, powerful rulers on earth. But the jealous Roman Emperor Octavianus wants Egypt for himself, & when war... show more
"The Luxe" meets the ancient world in the extraordinary story of Cleopatra's daughter.Selene has grown up in a palace on the Nile with her parents, Cleopatra & Mark Antony--the most brilliant, powerful rulers on earth. But the jealous Roman Emperor Octavianus wants Egypt for himself, & when war finally comes, Selene faces the loss of all she's ever loved. Forced to build a new life in Octavianus's household in Rome, she finds herself torn between two young men and two possible destinies--until she reaches out to claim her own.This stunning novel brings to life the personalities & passions of one of the greatest dramas in history, & offers a wonderful new heroine in Selene.
Publish date: August 1st 2011
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages no: 355
Edition language: English
I have long been a lover of the person and history of Cleopatra, including her subsequent children. I've read both fiction and non-fiction tales of both Cleopatra and Cleopatra Selene. So each time I pick up a book about Cleopatra or her daughter it is more in search of an author's take on history r...
Look at that. I finished it!! It only took me a year, but then audio and I are very meh. I just do not have the time, but now I have found the time and it works great..well only for those times. Everything else it still no.Right, how to review it then..I honestly do not know. I do not get the same f...
Loved this! Full review to follow soon.
This was recommended by a friend, I've read Cleopatra's Daughter (which I enjoyed immensely, I gave it 5 stars), and I had *some* basic knowledge about Cleopatra Selene.I actually enjoyed this story, I thought it was well written. I loved little Ptolly, I could picture exactly what he looked like by...
This is the story of Cleopatra Selene, daughter of the infamous Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. The story starts out during Selene’s early childhood days and ventures just a bit into her adulthood. Selene’s story is a fascinating one simply because she faded into the background of history by living unde...