[Amanda Elyot] Summary The Memoirs of Helen of Troy epub
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It Is In This Storyis in this story her true love was Theseus Of course this seems to be a liberty taken on Elyot s part though admittedly one of the enjoyable aspects of the storyIf you re truly a an of mythological tails this might be a good one to add to your reading material but I doubt it if or the light reader This novel was not to my taste Sometimes too melodramatic sometimes saccharine and much too illed my taste Sometimes too melodramatic sometimes saccharine and much too The New Baby filled sex scenes badly written at that It was too much of a departurerom the Trojan War story Wild Streak for me I think people would be much better off reading the original Iliad and Odyssey Helen made herself the center of the world self absorbed and bragging how SHE influenced th This book was an amazing take on the motives of the Trojan Warrom an almost P.I. Daddys Personal Mission (The Coltons of Montana, feminist perspective The author unravels the origins of the Olympian gods Greek myths and legends and how the men sought to undermine and demoralize women in every aspect of Greek societyrom religion to politics to Say Youll Stay And Marry Me family life It also was a story of how love is everchanging and always brings both pain and wisdom It was an amazing unforgettable read I criedor Helen and every woman who Rafaellos Mistress fought before me who hasought The Boleyn King (The Boleyn Trilogy, for the rights I enjoy so carefreely today Was this supposed to be ironic A justificationrom a self satisfied Helen of Troy who bills herself as pragmatic while accepting herself as semi divine and immortal and who uses Rascal fate as an excuse to deny herself nothing despite the conseuences Yuck. Cile wife King Menelaus desired and when sheell in love with another manâParis Alexandros the prodigal son of King Priam of TroyâHelen unwittingly set the stage Another Day of Life for the ultimate conflict a war that would destroy nearly all she held dearIn this lush compelling novel of passion and loss Helen of Troy a true survivor tells the truth about her life her lovers and the Trojan War This is the memoir that she has writtenâher legendary beauty still undimmed by ag. The book starts Helen has decided to writer her memoirsor her daughter Hermione It is clear that Hermione doesn t care or her mother "because of her abandonment of her husband Menelaus and her children which includes Hermione when "of her abandonment of her husband Menelaus and her children which includes Hermione when she to with Paris Helen then proceeds to tell us what life was like as a child with a sister like Clytemnestra who according to Helen was jealous and vicious towards herWe also learn of Clytemnestra s irst marriage and then her ate of becoming Agamemnon s wife after he kills her husband and children It continues to be a tragic story up until the end when a much lighter spin is put on the relationship between Menelaus and HelenI have always been Interested In The Odyssey And The Illiad in The Odyssey and The Illiad other tellings of mythology so this was a book I elt sure I would take too However I Cinderella for a Night (36 Hours, felt that Elyot s telling of Helen s tale at times boring In getting detail semi accurate she often described things that were less important to the story than the actual events being portrayed While normally this would be praise Ielt all details of the surrounding area wasn t always necessary as at times it had been told to us priorI ve also never had great sympathy Friend Foe for Paris and despite Helen s seeming loveor Paris Elyot made it evident that Paris wasn t nearly the man his brother Hector was all the while portraying him as slightly stronger than I think the Paris of mythology is supposed to beOverall the story wasn t bad but I wouldn t say it was the best tale The most interesting aspect is that Helen is supposed Idnapped by Theseus king of Athens in a gambit to replenish his kingdomâs coffers she was relieved to get away The Longevity Diet from the place where she had been so unhappyHelenell in love with the much older Theseus and to his surprise he returned the Grassroots Innovation feelings But soon Helen wasorced to return to Sparta and was hastily married off to the tepid Menelaus or the sake of an advantageous political alliance After years of marriage the spirited passionate Helen was not the do.