[PDF/EBOOK] For The Immortal BY Emily Hauser

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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 received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Alexander heir of Tiryns is dying His sister Admete is a skillful healer but her knowledge can t save him so she persuades her father to let her join Hercules on one of his labours they will travel to the s the legendary female warriors in search of a cure The Greek are seen with suspect by the s but ueen Hippolyta gives them hospitality The encounter will have conseuences both on Admete s and Hippolyta s lives and will be the start of an immortal storyWhen I reuested the book I had no idea it was the thir

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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. 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 surprise it showed me a different side to the story and a female perspective on the times and cultures of these two tribes I m sure I ve read one of the other of

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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'. 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 three women Hippolyta the ueen of the s Admete the daughter of Eurystheus and Hera goddess and wife of ZeusFor the Immortal mostly alternates between the stories of Admete and Hippolyta two seemingly unrelated stories but in time the paths of these two women do cross Admete and Hippolyta come from such different backgrounds and way of life but


10 thoughts on “For The Immortal

  1. says:

    I have to reiterate my For the Winner review where was this uality of writing in For the Most Beautiful? The lat

  2. says:

    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 smell the

  3. says:

    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 but her knowledge can’t save him so she persuades her father to let her join Hercules on one of his labours they will travel to the s the legendary female warriors in search of a cure The Greek are seen with suspect by the s but ueen Hippolyta gives them hospitality Th

  4. says:

    Emily Hauser’s Golden Apple trilogy investigates various women from Greek mythology Although the three books are connected they can be view

  5. says:

    I have just finished the final book in this exuisite trilogy and For The Immortal has been my favourite of the

  6. says:

    I came to For the Immortal without having read the first two books in the series but that didn't matter because i

  7. says:

    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 c

  8. says:

    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 of Greek myths from a female perspective Seriously I found out she is a lecturer of classics at Exeter university and began considering it to apply toFor the immortal is the stunning conclusion

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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

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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 she travels away fro