Electra (Delphic Women Series) (Paperback)

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This is book number 3 in the Delphic Women Series series.


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"Greenwood fans will welcome her thoughtful second reinterpretation of a well-known Greek myth. Among Greenwood's other talents, she displays a gift for writing songs of the period." —Publishers Weekly STARRED review

In this, the third and final book in Kerry Greenwood's Delphic Women series, Greenwood takes us into Troy as it struggles to rise from the ashes of the Trojan War. But while others have told the story as a struggle of men, Greenwood gives this mythology a compelling and exciting female viewpoint.

The women of Troy are in terrible transition. Cassandra, the tragic heroine of the second Delphic Woman novel, is King Agamemnon's captive. Queen Clytemnestra has taken a lover who has thrown her own loyalties into question. And then there's Electra, daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. What compels the young beauty? What secret is she hiding? What are her intentions? Are they dark or justified?

Cast aside everything you think you know about the Electra myth and allow yourself to view this classic story from a different perspective. Greenwood's conclusions will surprise and enrapt you.

About the Author


Kerry Greenwood was born in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray and after wandering far and wide, she returned to live there. She has degrees in English and Law from Melbourne University and was admitted to the legal profession on the 1st April 1982, a day which she finds both soothing and significant. Kerry has written three series, a number of plays, including The Troubadours with Stephen D’Arcy, is an award-winning children’s writer and has edited and contributed to several anthologies. The Phryne Fisher series (pronounced Fry-knee, to rhyme with briny) began in 1989 with Cocaine Blues which was a great success. Kerry has written twenty books in this series with no sign yet of Miss Fisher hanging up her pearl-handled pistol. Kerry says that as long as people want to read them, she can keep writing them. In 2003 Kerry won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Australian Association.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781464202131
ISBN-10: 1464202133
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 2013
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Delphic Women Series