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  1. says:

    I have to reiterate my For the Winner review where was this uality of writing in For the Most Beautiful? The latter two books in this trilogy are better by far than the first book and I can only assume that Hauser’s debut novel was severely curtailed by the publishing house who gave it a distinctly frothy juvenile spin For the Winner and For the Immortal are thankfully much interesting For the Immortal returns to a dual protagonist set up

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    I’ve been a huge fan of the Golden Apple trilogy for a while so you can imagine my delight when I was invited onto the For The Immortal blog tourEmily really has a fantastic way of making the Greek legends come to life in this fantastic book  The reader really feels like they have been transported to ancient Greece watching events unfold  I could almost smell the herbs that Admete used for her healing and

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    I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Alexander heir of Tiryns is dying His sister Admete is a skillful healer bu

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    Emily Hauser’s Golden Apple trilogy investigates various women from Greek mythology Although the three books are connected they can be viewed as a standalone as each covers a different legend The final book in this trilogy centres around thr

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    I have just finished the final book in this exuisite trilogy and For The Immortal has been my favourite of the three Emily Hauser’s trilogy has come to us amid a flurry of Classics themed feministic literature in the last year of so Madeline Miller’s Circe Emily Wilson’s unsparing translation of Homer’s Odyssey and even Mary Beard

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    I came to For the Immortal without having read the first two books in the series but that didn't matter because it is a standalone story I loved Hauser's recreation of the well known tale She tells it from an intriguing new perspective and that worked incredibly well The different narrators all had interesting and uniue voices and I

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    Wow I absolutely loved reading this The stories of Homer have been rehashed so many times or I've read so many of them but this is different covering a period prior to the Trojan war about two women one a princess of Greece and the other ueen of the s and their exploits up to and including the final battles of this war At a point near 34 through I thought it was finished but then there was and aside from taking me by

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    If you’ve read my review of the previous book in this trilogy For the Winner you’ll know that I LOVE Emily Hauser’s writing o

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    Hauser brings her Golden Apple trilogy to a close with For The Immortal a book that brings to life Hippolyta the s and the daughter of a Greek king who accompanies Hercules on his final two labors This book was hard for me in the middle While I loved the sections involving Hippolyta and the s the Becoming Greek section was a difficult read view spoilerHippolyta is completely broken and constantly raped I wanted some of her fire some resi

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    This story is told from the point of view of three women; Hippolyta the ueen of the s in the Land of the Saka Admete the daughter of Eurystheus King of Tiryns and Hera goddess and wife of ZeusWe follow Admete as sh

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CHARACTERS ☆ DEALSONWINES.CO.UK ↠ Emily Hauser

Thousands of years ago in an ancient world where the gods control all and heroes fight to have their names remembered down the ages two extraordinary women become entangled in one of the greatest heroic tales of all time and must face how much they are willing to risk for immortalityDesperate to save her dying brother Admete persuades her father the king of Tiryns to let her join Hercules on one of his legendary twelve labours Travelling to the renowned female warrior s in search of a cure Admete soon discovers that both Hercules and the fearsome s are not as they first seemedThe s greet the arrival of the Greeks with mixed feelings – and none. I have to reiterate my For the Winner review where was this uality of writing in For the Most Beautiful The latter two books in this trilogy are better by far than the first book and I can only assume that Hauser s debut novel was severely curtailed by the publishing house who gave it a distinctly frothy juvenile spin For the Winner and For the Immortal are thankfully much interesting For the Immortal returns to a dual protagonist set up but this time it s well founded on Hippolyta ueen of the s and Admete Admete is such a minor character in myth that honestly I had to be reminded of who she was but I think Hauser was right when she says in her author s note that the concept of retrieving Hippolyta s war belt simply as a shiny trinket for Admete feels like a half baked idea and not terribly compelling Hauser has elaborated upon that unsp

SUMMARY For The Immortal

For The Immortal

S stunning debut novel brings ancient Troy wildly raucously passionately alive' Manda Scott bestselling author of Boudica and Into the Fire'A delight from start to finish Hauser's fresh perspective on one of the great archetypal epics in focusing on the marginalised women's stories makes for fascinating reading a clever premise and thoroughly enjoyable' Elizabeth Fremantle author of Sisters of Treason'Kept me utterly absorbed Here is a heroine to cheer for and a book to cherish' Margot Livesey author of The House on Fortune Street'Beautifully descriptive drawing the reader into a lost world of gods and heroes' Glyn Iliffe author of King of Ithaca. Hauser brings her Golden Apple trilogy to a close with For The Immortal a book that brings to life Hippolyta the s and the daughter of a Greek king who accompanies Hercules on his final two labors This book was hard for me in the middle While I loved the sections involving Hippolyta and the s the Becoming Greek section was a difficult read view spoilerHippolyta is completely broken and constantly raped I wanted some of her fire some resistance to her circumstances The reasons for her staying submissive to Theseus seemed flimsy If Theseus isn t honoring his agreement she should be fighting back too hide spoiler

CHARACTERS ☆ DEALSONWINES.CO.UK ↠ Emily Hauser

So than Hippolyta the revered ueen of the tribe For Hercules and his band of fighters pose a threat to her way of life – but also stir up painful memories that threaten to expose her deepest secretAs battle lines are drawn between the Greeks and the s both women soon learn the inevitable truth – in war sacrifices must be made; especially if they are to protect the ones they love most PRAISE FOR EMILY HAUSER'Hauser recreates one of the oldest tales in Greek myth with great skill and panache' The Times'Once in a while something comes along that's so utterly right so necessary for now that you wonder why nobody thought of it before Emily Hauser'. I came to For the Immortal without having read the first two books in the series but that didn t matter because it is a standalone story I loved Hauser s recreation of the well known tale She tells it from an intriguing new perspective and that worked incredibly well The different narrators all had interesting and uniue voices and I found myself caught up in their personal dramas and decisions I particularly enjoyed the chapter lengths which made it easy to pick up the book and read the odd bit here and there when I had time Occasionally during the narrative passages my attention wavered but the action soon drew me back in Actually one of the things I found most enjoyable was the author s afterword in which she discusses her approach to recasting the myth Overall this is a good read for those who enjoy fairytale and myth retellings and I give it

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