|Title:||Electra (Mycenaean Greek Trilogy #2)|
|Publisher:||The Bodley Head|
|Tags:||fiction, Mythology, Greece|
On a wind-swept hillside in ancient Greece, a sick and half-crazed old woman confides to her doctor the strange doom-driven story of Agamemnon, High King of Achaea. As her memory plays back and forth over her childhood in the Palace of Mycenae, sometimes idyllically happy, sometimes dark with terror, we sense the strange hulking monsters, the curious taboos and rituals which the early Greeks created for themselves out of their nightmare fears.
Electra reveals more than the private lives of Electra and Agamemnon, of Clytemnestra and Orestes; it shows in action the many forces which contributed at last to the downfall of Mycenae’s brilliant culture, and the coming of that Dorian Dark Age which was to last for five hundred years and more.--intro. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Treece, Henry
Henry Treece (1911-1966) was one of the most prolific writers of historical fiction in the 20th Century. Born in Staffordshire, he mostly wrote prose fiction but he also published five collections of poems including The Haunted Garden in 1947. Together with writer J.F. Hendry (1912-1986) he was founder of the New Apocalyptics poetry group that was active in the 1930s.
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