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GROUP READS > May NON-FICTION Read CLEOPATRA: A LIFE

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Taylor (seffietay) | 0 comments This is a fantastic book about the life of one of history's most revered and mysterious ladies; Cleopatra. Let's talk about her!


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Ottilie (ottilie_weber) | 14 comments I have this book I got it for Christmas I keep meaning to start it!


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I want to say I've already read this and it is fascinating stuff!


Taylor (seffietay) | 0 comments I really enjoyed this book. Cleopatra was such an interesting and powerful woman, and I felt this biography was well written and engaging. Anyone else finish it yet?


Megan (meggiekate) | 13 comments I'm about a third of the way through. The first couple chapters were a little difficult to get through - I had a hard time following all the history up until Cleopatra came to the throne. I really feel like I can picture her world. I like how Schiff has described the place of women in both Egyptian/Greek culture vs. Roman, and I can't help thinking how different our lives (and gender roles) might be different today if Romans hadn't gone out and conquered so much of the world.


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