429 B.C After Losing Her Family To The Plague That Strikes Athens In The Second Year Of Its War With Sparta, Fifteen Year Old Rhea Goes To Live With Her Aunt And Uncle But When She Fails To Measure Up To Her Aunt S Expectations, She Finds Herself Facing An Arranged Marriage To A Cruel Man Than Twice Her Age.As She Struggles To Find A Way To Avoid The Unwanted Marriage, She Hears About A Handsome Young Athlete Named Doros And Resolves To Catch A Glimpse Of Him No Easy Task In A Society That Believes Daughters And Wives Belong In The Home And Should Not Go Out In Public Without A Chaperone And Is One Glimpse Enough When She Climbs The Acropolis To Appeal To The Goddess Athena For Help, She Encounters Another Young Man Who Intrigues Her Maron, A Gifted Sculptor And A Slave As Their Friendship Grows, He Urges Her To Risk Everything For The Life She Wants But Does She Have The Courage To Take Such A Leap With Time Running Out, Rhea Must Decide Whether To Resign Herself To The Loveless Marriage Her Society And The Gods Decree, Or Defy Them And Choose Her Own Destiny In This Poignant Coming Of Age Tale Of Love And The Longing To Be Free.
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- 260 pages
- The World Beyond
- Deanna Madden
- 06 January 2019 Deanna Madden