Helena de Troya [NOOK Book]

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Ésta es la historia de Helena de Troya, la mujer más bella del mundo. Una mujer premiada y castigada por los dioses con un don tan único y virtuoso como maldito y terrible: una belleza incomparable, capaz de provocar la mejor locura de los hombre, pero también la peor cordura. Hija de un dios, esposa de reyes, amada y odiada por todos, Helena vivirá desde pequeña y para siempre sometida a la mirada escrutadora de amigo y enemigos, sólo por ser quien es, por ser como es, por poseer el rostro que provocará una de las guerras más famosas y
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Helena de Troya

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Overview

Ésta es la historia de Helena de Troya, la mujer más bella del mundo. Una mujer premiada y castigada por los dioses con un don tan único y virtuoso como maldito y terrible: una belleza incomparable, capaz de provocar la mejor locura de los hombre, pero también la peor cordura. Hija de un dios, esposa de reyes, amada y odiada por todos, Helena vivirá desde pequeña y para siempre sometida a la mirada escrutadora de amigo y enemigos, sólo por ser quien es, por ser como es, por poseer el rostro que provocará una de las guerras más famosas y legendarias de la historia de la humanidad: la guerra de Troya. De la mano y la voz de la misma Helena, en esta novela conocemos su verdadera historia; su punto de vista de la leyenda; su niñez, marcada por las funestas profecías cernidas sobre su familia, que la obligan a vivir oculta del resto del mundo; su temprano matrimonio con Menelao, tras la competencia entre cientos de pretendientes; su historia de amor y traición con Paris; el asedio de Troya; su encuentro con personajes inolvidables: Aquiles, Agamenón, Príamo, Odiseo, Héctor...La venganza, el deseo, la ira, los celos, el amor, la muerte y la soledad plagan la vida de Helena, y Margaret George, maestra en estas lides, plasma en este fascinante libro todas las contradicciones de un personaje de leyenda.La autora de Memorias de Cleopatra consigue acercarnos a la vida de un personaje que, en una terrible paradoja, encarna en su belleza la desdicha del monstruo: la soledad del ser sin par y único.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788499183916
  • Publisher: Roca Editorial de Libros
  • Publication date: 11/14/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 780
  • Sales rank: 199,465
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Margaret George
Margaret George

Margaret George, who lives in Madison, Wisconsin comes from a Southern background and has traveled extensively. After reading numerous novels that viewed Henry VIII through the eyes of his enemies and victims, she became determined to let Henry speak for himself, and it took fifteen years, about three hundred books of backgound reading, three visits to England to see every extant building associated with Henry, and five handwritten drafts for her to answer the question: What was Henry really like?

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