Edward Sullivan's Reviews > The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

The Hemlock Cup by Bettany Hughes
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Mar 12, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: adult-nonfiction, biography
Read in June, 2012

Though the copious details are at times overwhelming, Hughes does a beautiful job depicting the ancient Athens of Socrates and renders a superb portrait of the philosopher. Vivid and fascinating.
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