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Psyche & Eros: The Lady and the Monster

4.28  ·  Rating details ·  58 ratings  ·  8 reviews
In ancient Greece, a princess rises to a challenge: Psyche lives in the comfort of her parents' wealthy kingdom. But when her beauty draws the jealous anger of the powerful goddess Aphrodite, Psyche finds herself in great danger. She is taken away to an isolated mountain to marry a monster. Will Psyche find love after all with her mysterious new husband? Or will she fall p ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Graphic Universe (first published January 1st 2008)
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Carolina Morales
I've imposed myself a new challenge this year: to read all avaliable myths and novels related to The Beauty and The Beast. Nevertheless, this specific myth would rather be entitled 'the Beauty and the Beauty', I'll explain why...

Psyche is the most beautiful princess in all realms, which turns out to make harder rather than easier for her to find a suitable match. The Goddess Aphrodite overhears rumours about a mortal whose beauty is equal, perhaps superior, to her own's and is very unpleased. Th
Dec 06, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wonder which came first? The Greek myth or East of the Sun West of the moon.
I may’ve enjoyed it more if I hadn’t already read and enjoyed variables of that tale, so I was kinda annoyed to come across it again.
Course some of it didn’t make sense... and then was just annoying how it ended 😅🤷🏼‍♀️ Guess I’m just sick of that superficial jargon. Even if that is a big part of Greek Mythology. 😎
This is 4.5 stars and is second best to Demeter and Persephone in this series of 27 in which I have read 22 so far.
Nov 27, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: myth
A Greek myth done as a graphic novel about Psyche and Eros. A great way to introduce myths to kids.
Aug 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love the story of Cupid and Psyche. I found this while searching around on and bought it on a whim. I am so glad I did! The artwork is Breathtaking and really enhances the story. The differences between Aphrodite and Psyche are great Aphrodite is golden like the sun while Psyche with her pale skin and dark hair resembles the night sky.

In a way this is the 'beauty and the beast' tale we all know. Psyche is told she will marry a beast even the gods themselves fear. So when she is del
Aug 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
I love this series of books but this one in particular is very beautifully illustrated.
I love all tales in this cycle and I read it on my lunch break so I won't give it a rating but I did enjoy it.
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pure candy but fun! :)
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