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House of Names A Novel

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ISBN-10: 1501140221

ISBN-13: 9781501140228

Edition: N/A

Authors: Colm Toibin

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From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm T#65533;ib#65533;n comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra and her children--"brilliant...gripping...high drama...made tangible and graphic in T#65533;ib#65533;n's lush prose" (Booklist, starred review). "I have been acquainted with the smell of death." So begins Clytemnestra's tale of her own life in ancient Mycenae, the legendary Greek city from which her husband King Agamemnon left when he set sail with his army for Troy. Clytemnestra rules Mycenae now, along with her new lover Aegisthus, and together they plot the bloody murder of Agamemnon on the day of his return after nine years at war. Judged, despised,…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 3/6/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Award-winning writer and literary critic Colm T�ib�n was born in Enniscorthy, Ireland in 1955. He studied history and English at University College Dublin, earning his B.A. in 1975. After graduating he moved to Barcelona for three years and taught at the Dublin School of English. In 1978 T�ib�n returned to Dublin and began working on an M.A. in Modern English and American Literature. He wrote for In Dublin, Hibernia, and The Sunday Tribune. T�ib�n became the Features Editor of In Dublin in 1981, and then a year later accepted the position of Editor for the Irish current affairs magazine Magill. His first book, "Walking Along the Border," was published in 1987, and his first…