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She is appealing, she is a princess, and Aphrodite is her favourite goddess, yet whatever in Helen of Sparta simply itches for extra out of existence. no longer one to expect the gods—or her looks—to look after her, Helen units out to get what she desires with steely choice and a sassy angle. that very same angle makes Helen a number of enemies—such because the self-proclaimed "son of Zeus" Theseus—but it additionally intrigues, charms, and amuses those that turn into her buddies, from the famed huntress Atalanta to the younger priestess who's the Oracle of Delphi.

In Nobody's Princess, author Esther Friesner deftly weaves jointly historical past and fable as she takes a brand new examine the lady who becomes Helen of Troy. The ensuing tale bargains up experience, humor, and a clean and fascinating heroine you can't aid yet root for.

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