Cleopatra by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
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Cleopatra
By Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Cleopatra

Queen, Lover, Legend

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Cleopatra by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

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'This is a gripping book...A fascinating account of the way in which succeeding generations have seen Cleopatra; as virtuous suicide, inefficient housewife, exuberant lover, professional courtesan, scheming manipulator, femme fatale, incarnation of Isis and bimbo' - Economist

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844139378
ISBN-10: 1844139379
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 26mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Pimlico
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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WINNER OF THE 2013 SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION WINNER OF THE 2013 DUFF COOPER PRIZE WINNER OF THE POLITICAL BOOK AWARDS POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR 2014 WINNER OF THE 2013 COSTA BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR The story of Gabriele D'Annunzio, poet, daredevil - and Fascist.

His Dark Materials by Lucy Hughes-Hallett His Dark Materials, Hardback (October 2011)

Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.

Heroes by Lucy Hughes-Hallett Heroes, Paperback (July 2005)

From the author of 'The Pike' - winner of the 2013 Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction - a compelling story of heroism told through eight famous lives that span from Achilles to Sir Francis Drake.

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Author Biography - Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Lucy Hughes-Hallett is a cultural historian and critic. She is the author of this book and of Heroes: Saviours, Traitors and Supermen, and is currently at work on a book on Gabriele d'Annunzio and the origins of fascism. She reviews regularly for the Sunday Times Books Section.

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