a god, wife of a king, prize of antiquity’s bloodiest war, Helen of Troy has
inspired artists for millennia. Now Margaret George, the highly acclaimed
bestselling historical novelist, has turned her intelligent, perceptive eye to
the myth that is Helen of Troy.
George breathes new life into the great Homeric tale by having Helen narrate
her own story. Through her eyes and in her voice, we experience the young
Helen’s discovery of her divine origin and her terrifying beauty. While hardly
more than a girl, Helen married the remote Spartan king Menelaus and bore him a
daughter. By the age of twenty, the world’s most beautiful woman was resigned
to a passionless marriage, until she encountered the handsome Trojan prince
Paris. And once the lovers flee to Troy, war, murder, and tragedy become
of Troy, Margaret George has captured a timeless legend in a mesmerizing
tale of a woman whose life was destined to create strife, and destroy
civilizations. Download and start listening now!