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Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Frank Pacosa - Goodreads

I thoroughly enjoy the extent of details and lyrical writing style. I've also read her Socrates book and look forward to more books from her, if she can take time from her lectures and TV work. Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Goodreads

I thoroughly enjoy the extent of details and lyrical writing style. I've also read her Socrates book and look forward to more books from her, if she can take time from her lectures and TV work. Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Goodreads

This is a fabulous book for anyone interested in Greek Mythology, Archeology, History, the Bronze Age, and/or women's history. Bettany Hughes is a brilliant writer and stellar researcher. I was genuinely sorry to complete the book and will not be passing it on to the library book sale. Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Sandra Wagner-Wright - Goodreads

This is a fabulous book for anyone interested in Greek Mythology, Archeology, History, the Bronze Age, and/or women's history. Bettany Hughes is a brilliant writer and stellar researcher. I was genuinely sorry to complete the book and will not be passing it on to the library book sale. Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Pilgrimsoul - Goodreads

A splendid piece of cross disciplinary writing! Ms. Hughes creates a vivid picture of the Bronze Age using both traditional and experimental archeology, literature, and art. Generally I am impatient ... Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Libby - Goodreads

I wasn't certain what I was getting into when I opened this book. After all, how could one write a biography of Helen of Troy without sources? It isn't as if there is a Who's Who of the Bronze Age ... Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Jacqueline Williams - Goodreads

Didn't enjoy nearly as much as Socrates, I felt like a knew Socrates by the end of that book and Helen is still a mystery as she really is.... Totally fascinated by Helen and the power of ladies of ... Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Goodreads

Didn't enjoy nearly as much as Socrates, I felt like a knew Socrates by the end of that book and Helen is still a mystery as she really is.... Totally fascinated by Helen and the power of ladies of ... Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Jodi - Goodreads

Read this book along with watching her documentary on the same subject matter. The only problem with it is the same problem with all of Bettany Hughes things. It is a very romanticised version of ... Read full review

Review: Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

If you're looking for a book on Helen of Troy, then look no further. This is a masterful book, despite the paucity of possible information available on Helen. How can anyone write a biography of a ... Read full review

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