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Medusa's sisters / Lauren J.A. Bear.

Bear, Lauren J. A., (author.).


"The end of the story is only the beginning in this vividly stunning reimagining of the myth of Medusa and the sisters who loved her, in this captivating and moving debut novel. Even before they were transformed into Gorgons, Medusa and her sisters Stheno and Euryale were unique among immortals. Curious about mortals and their lives, Medusa and her sisters entered the human world in search of a place to belong, yet quickly found themselves at the perilous center of a dangerous Olympian rivalry and learned- too late - that a god's love is a violent one. Forgotten by history and diminished by poets, the other two Gorgons have never been more than horrifying hags, damned and doomed. But they were sisters first, and their journey from seaborne origins to the outskirts of the Pantheon is a journey that rests, hidden, underneath their scales. Monsters, but not monstrous, Stheno and Euryale will step into the light for the first time to tell the story of how all three sisters lived and were changed by each other, as they struggle against the inherent conflict between sisterhood and individuality, myth and truth, vengeance and peace"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593547762
  • ISBN: 0593547764
  • Physical Description: xi, 354 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Ace, [2023]
Subject: Medusa (Gorgon) > Fiction.
Sthenno (Greek mythology) > Fiction.
Euryale (Greek mythology) > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Gorgons (Greek mythology) > Fiction.
Mythology, Greek > Fiction.
Immortality > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Mythological fiction.

Available copies

  • 8 of 10 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Washington Public.


  • 1 current hold with 10 total copies.
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