Sourcebooks Landmark Clytemnestra: A Novel
Sourcebooks Landmark Clytemnestra: A Novel

Clytemnestra: A Novel

By Costanza Casati


Publication Date: January 2, 2024

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Meet Clytemnestra, the most notorious heroine of the Ancient World. Now in paperback!

You are born to a king, but marry a tyrant. You stand helplessly as he sacrifices your child to placate the gods. You watch him wage war on a foreign shore and you comfort yourself with violent thoughts of your own. You play the part, fooling enemies who deny you justice. And slowly, you plot.But when your husband returns in triumph, what then? Acceptance or vengeance—death follows both. So you bide your time and force the gods’ hands in a wretched game of vengeance.You know queens: they are either hated or forgotten. And you already know which option suits you best.Circe meets Cersei Lannister in Clytemnestra, the powerful retelling about the most notorious heroine and favorite villain of the Ancient World who reined as an unforgettable and ruthless queen, faced the men who wronged her, and forged a treacherous path to ensure everyone would know her name.

About the Author

CASTANZA CASATI was born in Texas in 1995, grew up in a village in Northern Italy and lived in the UK for five years. Before moving to London, she attended a classical Liceo in Italy, where she studied Ancient Greek and Ancient Greek literature for five years. Costanza is a graduate of the prestigious Warwick Writing MA programme where she earned a distinction, and currently works as a freelance journalist and screenwriter. Clytemnestra is her debut novel.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 512 pages

Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark

Publication Date: January 2, 2024

ISBN: 9781728279374

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