Description - Cleopatra by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
'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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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.