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3.77  ·  Rating Details  ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Murderess, sorceress, child of Circe the enchantress, Medea is one of the most sinister and fascinating figures of early Greek myth. Early tales speak of a demi-goddess, a cult murderess, while later versions of her life point to a woman of passion violent enough to destory her own brother and children. Basing her novel on a careful study of such myths and literature, Mira ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by St. Martin's Press (first published January 1st 1981)
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Amy
Jul 12, 2012 Amy rated it it was amazing
The legend of Medea from her point of view, pleading for the reader to take her side of the story into account. Fascinating. I love this author!
Megan
Feb 15, 2016 Megan rated it really liked it
Shelves: greece, strong-woman
Lots of backstory, slows down just when it was getting to the good part
Irene
Aug 16, 2011 Irene rated it liked it
This is a very hard book to grade. The writing & use of different character points-of-view is interesting & very well done. However, the main character, Medea, and her death worshipping culture is so violent & ugly, I had trouble reading it.
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