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  1. says:

    Spinner retells the Greek legend of Atalanta a royal born fosterling with athletic grace whose father and king or

  2. says:

    I love the story of Atlanta but I hate one particular ending and this book did not fail to provide the undesirable ending but it is easily forgiven because it was only two and a half pages I loved how in this version Atlanta made it very clear that woman are to be wary of the woods because drunk homicidal rapist Centaurs are on th

  3. says:

    I definitely used to like this book better when I was younger This reread left much to be desired The plot moves along much too uickly although I still very much enjoyed the story And I definitely did not remember the ending which too felt a b

  4. says:

    Interesting retelling of the myth of Atalanta

  5. says:

    I found it Took me literally hours of googlingI read this book ages ago but couldn't remember the name

  6. says:

    This was an OK adaptation of the myth of Atalanta Spinner didn't do much to leave her own uniue mark on the tale

  7. says:

    Exactly what I'm looking for in a Greek myth book a detailed fictional version of a classic story that doesn't stray from the original tale Loved it All I wish is that I could have gotten to know Hippomenes' character before the story ended Lov

  8. says:

    Stephanie Spinner wrote a great book that made me feel like the Greek mythology she talked about was actually real Definate

  9. says:

    When her father abandoned her to die in the woods as an infant Artemis sent a bear to nurse her Raised by the hunters who found her

  10. says:

    This is a brilliant tale on the Greek myth of Atalanta Greece's most renowned heroine With some witty banter between gods but while

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Free read ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free · Stephanie Spinner

Atalanta determined not to betray Artemis counters with a grim proposal She will marry the first man to outrun her in a footrace and those she defeats must die It is Atalanta's desperate hope that no man will be foolish enough to meet her challen. Stephanie Spinner wrote a great book that made me feel like the Greek mythology she talked about was actually real Definately worth looking into

Summary uiver By Stephanie Spinner

uiver By Stephanie Spinner

It was Artemis goddess of the hunt and mistress of the wild who rescued the abandoned baby Atalanta sending a she bear to nurse her and a band of hunters to raise her in safety Now sixteen Atalanta famous archer and swiftest mortal alive has devo. Spinner retells the Greek legend of Atalanta a royal born fosterling with athletic grace whose father and king orders her to marry in spite of her vow of chastity and devotion to the goddess Artemis When Atalanta consents to race potential suitors on the condition that losers die and only the man to beat her will win her hand Eros intercedes with his arrow of love More in this version than in others Atalanta seems a strong female character with some control over her destiny in spite of her offerings to the goddess and the intervention of fateStudents studying Greek myth will recognize traditional elements such as prophecy humans desiring to become godlike and the punishment of prideful humans What makes Spinner s version stand out are her savory details that lend a tangible uality to the historical period The insertion of imagined conversations between the gods as they wager on the outcome of the human events they manipulate is uniue and raises the story up a notch while adding a note of humorA map author s note about the various version of the story and a uick who s who of the key deities flesh out the background While this is not a replacement for Hamilton or Bullfinch the freshness of this timeless story has appeal for teens today Pair with McLaren s Aphrodite s Blessing Atheneum 2002 for an interesting comparison of two takes on the tale

Free read ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free · Stephanie Spinner

Ted her life to the goddessWhen strangers appear in Atalanta's village one day they bring shattering news The father who forsook her is a king And he has summoned his daughter with a simple chilling command marry and produce an heir Fleet footed. I found it Took me literally hours of googlingI read this book ages ago but couldn t remember the name