GALATEA - A SHORT STORY

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From the internationally bestselling and prize-winning author of THE SONG OF ACHILLES and CIRCE , an enchanting short story that boldly reimagines the myth of Galatea.

''Mythology''s bold new voice'' i **A giftable hardback edition featuring a new foreword by Madeline Miller** In Ancient Greece, a skilled marble sculptor has been blessed by a goddess who has given his masterpiece - the most beautiful woman the town has ever seen - the gift of life. Now his wife, Galatea is expected to be obedience and humility personified, but it is not long before she learns to use her beauty as a form of manipulation.

In a desperate bid by her obsessive husband to keep her under control, she is locked away under the constant supervision of doctors and nurses. But with a daughter to rescue, she is determined to break free, whatever the cost...

_________________________ Praise for CIRCE ''A thrilling tour de force of imagination'' Mail on Sunday ''A bold and subversive retelling'' New York Times ''A novel to be gobbled greedily in one sitting'' Observer ''A remarkable achievement'' Sunday Times



  • EAN

    9781526652065

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    56 Pages

  • Longueur

    15.3 cm

  • Largeur

    11.1 cm

  • Poids

    99 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Madeline Miller

Madeline Miller est passionnée par la Grèce antique. Après des études d'Histoire et de Littérature classique à Yale, elle devient professeur de grec ancien, de latin, sans oublier les cours qu'elle anime sur l'œuvre de Shakespeare. Le Chant d'Achille (Rue Fromentin, 2014), son premier roman, a obtenu l'Orange Prize for Fiction en 2012. En 2018 a paru son second ouvrage consacré à un autre personnage de la mythologie grecque, Circé, aux éditions Rue Fromentin.

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