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House of Names

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THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Unforgettable' Mary Beard 'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.' On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice. His daughter is led to her death, and Agamemnon leads his army into battle, where he is rewarded with glorious victory. Three years later, he returns home and his murderous ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780241257692
SKU
9780241257692
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About Colm Toibin
Colm Toibin was born in Enniscorthy in 1955. He is the author of nine novels including The Master, Brooklyn, The Testament of Mary and Nora Webster. His work has been shortlisted for the Booker three times, has won the Costa Novel Award and the Impac Award. His most recent novel is House of Names. He has also published two collections ... Read more

Reviews for House of Names
The escalation of violence and desire for revenge has deliberate echoes of the Irish Troubles
Observer Books of the Year
A visceral reworking of Oresteia
Observer
It couldn't have been done better
Scotsman
A daring, and triumphant return, to the Oresteia... bleakly beautiful twilight of the Gods.
Boyd Tonkin
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