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The Young Lion (Orestes #1)

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The Trojan War leaves Orestes, the prince of Mycenae, a spiritual orphan. He cannot remember his father Agamemnon, who leads the Achaean forces against Troy, and who seems to value glory and conquest above even the lives of his own children. And he is estranged from his mother Clytaemnestra, who never wanted him, and who, mad with grief over her murdered daughter, takes as ...more
Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 326 pages
Published July 2nd 2011
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S.J.
Nov 19, 2012 S.J. rated it liked it
Note: In the interest of full disclosure, I received a free copy of The Young Lion in return for an honest review.

The story of Orestes is a well-known classical myth in the Atreid cycle so I'm not too concerned about spoilers. Still, just in case... The young Mycenaen prince Orestes endures a particularly horrific family trauma, escapes into exile, grows up, and returns home to...

What earned stars? The author is obviously passionate about Greek history and knows a lot of cultural detail, which s
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