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House of Names: A Novel - Colm Tóibín
House of Names: A Novel
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From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra—spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling—and her children.“I have been acquainted with the smell of death.” So begins Clytemnestra’s tale of... show more
From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra—spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling—and her children.“I have been acquainted with the smell of death.” So begins Clytemnestra’s tale of her own life in ancient Mycenae, the legendary Greek city from which her husb
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781501140211 (1501140213)
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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5.0 I found the retelling of the story of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon's deaths to be very well done.
House of Names, Colm Toibin, author; Juliet Stevenson, Charlie Anson, Pippa Nixon, narratorsI really enjoyed the narration of this short novel about a famous Greek myth. In order to retain power and success in battle, Agamemnon has arranged for the murder of his own first born daughter, Iphigenia, t...
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