The Dark Wife

The Dark Wife

Book - 2011
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"Three thousand years ago, a god told a lie. Now, only a goddess can tell the truth. Persephone has everything a daughter of Zeus could want--except for freedom. She lives on the green earth with her mother, Demeter, growing up beneath the ever-watchful eyes of the gods and goddesses on Mount Olympus. But when Persephone meets the enigmatic Hades, she experiences something new: choice. Zeus calls Hades "lord" of the dead as a joke. In truth, Hades is the goddess of the underworld, and no friend of Zeus. She offers Persephone sanctuary in her land of the dead, so the young goddess may escape her Olympian destiny. But Persephone finds more than freedom in the underworld. She finds love, and herself."--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: Charleston, SC :, [CreateSpace,, 2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781461179931
1461179939
Branch Call Number: FIC DIEM
Characteristics: 263 pages ; 21 cm

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Mar 16, 2018

A sweet retelling. Fairly simple in terms of plot and perhaps somewhat rushed, especially at the end, but emotionally compelling; the prologue is upsetting (probably intensely so for some readers), but the rest isn't and the ending is upbeat.

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