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NHM Virtual Book Club – Daughter of Sparta
March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
On Thursday, March 17th at 7 PM we will be discussing Daughter of Sparta by Claire M. Andrews Virtually via Zoom
About this event
Join the National Hellenic Museum’s Virtual Book Club!
In March, we will be discussing Daughter of Sparta by Claire M. Andrews.
This selection was voted on by members of our book club!
More about Daughter of Sparta:
In this thrilling reimagining of ancient Greek mythology, a headstrong girl becomes the most powerful fighter her people have ever seen.
Seventeen-year-old Daphne has spent her entire life honing her body and mind into that of a warrior, hoping to be accepted by the unyielding people of ancient Sparta. But an unexpected encounter with the goddess Artemis—who holds Daphne’s brother’s fate in her hands—upends the life she’s worked so hard to build. Nine mysterious items have been stolen from Mount Olympus and if Daphne cannot find them, the gods’ waning powers will fade away, the mortal world will descend into chaos, and her brother’s life will be forfeit.
Guided by Artemis’s twin—the handsome and entirely-too-self-assured god Apollo—Daphne’s journey will take her from the labyrinth of the Minotaur to the riddle-spinning Sphinx of Thebes, team her up with mythological legends such as Theseus and Hippolyta of the Amazons, and pit her against the gods themselves.
A reinterpretation of the classic Greek myth of Daphne and Apollo, Daughter of Sparta by debut author Claire Andrews turns the traditionally male-dominated mythology we know into a heart-pounding and empowering female-led adventure.
Book Club is free to join and meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 PM CST
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