Stealing Athena

Stealing Athena

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The author of the bestselling Leonardo's Swans traverses the centuries into the hearts of two extraordinary women to reveal the passions, ambitions, and controversies surrounding the Elgin Marbles.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 129.54 x 203.2 x 25.4mm | 340.19g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0767926188
  • 9780767926188
  • 1,153,741

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"Historical fiction at its finest." --"St. Petersburg Times""A great adventure story. . . . Essex delves deeply into the lives and times of her characters in settings as diverse as ancient Greece and 18th-century Constantinople, France and Great Britain, and her women characters are spirited and memorable." --"The Times-Picayune""Stealing Athena""expounds on the weight of the past, the power of art, and the strength of women who exercised free will even when they had the fewest rights.... Uniquely relevant." --"Los Angeles Times"
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About Karen Essex

KAREN ESSEX is the author of "Kleopatra," "Pharaoh," and the international bestseller "Leonardo's Swans, "which won Italy's prestigious 2007""Premio""Roma for foreign fiction." "An award-winning journalist and a screenwriter, she lives in Los Angeles, California.
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1,131 ratings
3.52 out of 5 stars
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4 34% (381)
3 34% (386)
2 11% (125)
1 3% (35)
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