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In Greek myth, Alcestis is known as the ideal wife; she loved her husband so much that she died and went to the underworld in his place. In this vividly-imagined debut, Katharine Beutner gives voice to the woman behind the ideal and reveals the part of the story that’s never been told: What happened to Alcestis in the three days she spent in the underworld?

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Katharine Beutner grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She earned a BA in classical studies from Smith College in 2003 and an MA in creative writing from the University of Texas at Austin, where she is currently a PhD student in eighteenth-century British literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781569478431
Publisher:
Soho Press
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - General
Author:
Beutner, Katharine
Subject:
Fiction : Fantasy - Historical
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Publication Date:
February 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
304

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