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Medusa, a gripping novel written by the acclaimed author Jessie Burton, will take you on an unforgettable journey. Published in 2023 by Bloomsbury UK, this book is a must-read for those who appreciate a blend of suspense and mythology. Set in a world filled with mystery and intrigue, Burton's storytelling will captivate you from the first page to the last. Don't miss out on this masterpiece from one of the most talented writers of our time. Experience the magic of Medusa and let it enchant you with its rich narrative and compelling characters.

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  • Sprog:
  • Engelsk
  • ISBN:
  • 9781526662408
  • Indbinding:
  • Paperback
  • Sideantal:
  • 170
  • Udgivet:
  • 2. Februar 2023
  • Størrelse:
  • 132x20x197 mm.
  • Vægt:
  • 160 g.
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Beskrivelse af Medusa

Medusa, a gripping novel written by the acclaimed author Jessie Burton, will take you on an unforgettable journey. Published in 2023 by Bloomsbury UK, this book is a must-read for those who appreciate a blend of suspense and mythology. Set in a world filled with mystery and intrigue, Burton's storytelling will captivate you from the first page to the last. Don't miss out on this masterpiece from one of the most talented writers of our time. Experience the magic of Medusa and let it enchant you with its rich narrative and compelling characters.

Forlagets beskrivelse af Medusa

SHORTLISTED FOR THE YOTO CARNEGIE MEDAL
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'A beautiful and profound retelling' - Madeline Miller, author of The Song of Achilles and Circe
'Gives the serpent-headed monster of myth a powerful and haunting humanity' - Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne and Elektra
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If I told you that I'd killed a man with a glance, would you wait to hear the rest? The why, the how, what happened next?

Monster. Man-hater. Murderess. Forget everything you've been told about Medusa.
Internationally bestselling author Jessie Burton flips the script in this astonishing retelling of Greek myth, illuminating the woman behind the legend at last.

Exiled to a far-flung island after being abused by powerful Gods, Medusa has little company other than the snakes that adorn her head instead of hair. Haunted by the memories of a life before everything was stolen from her, she has no choice but to make peace with her present: Medusa the Monster. But when the charmed and beautiful Perseus arrives on the island, her lonely existence is blown apart, unleashing desire, love... and betrayal.

Adapted from the hardback illustrated by Olivia Lomenech-Gill, this paperback edition is perfect for readers who loved Circe and Ariadne, as Medusa comes alive in a new version of the story that history set in stone long ago.
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'. a must-read for women of all ages' - Red magazine
'Utterly transporting' - Guardian Books of the Year
'. an impressive addition to the shelves of feminist retellings, balancing rage with beautiful storytelling' - Irish Times

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