Hardback Published on: 13/04/2023
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Refreshing and Fierce
Saint creates a nuanced and fascinating character through her narrative, shining a light on much of the facets of the Argonauts myth and beyond that are ra... READ MORE
Morgan at Exeter Roman Gate


When a daughter is born to the King of Arcadia, she brings only disappointment. Left exposed on a mountainside, the defenceless infant Atalanta, is left to the mercy of a passing mother bear and raised alongside the cubs under the protective eye of the goddess Artemis. Swearing that she will prove her worth alongside the famed heroes of Greece, Atalanta leaves her forest to join Jason's band of Argonauts. But can she carve out her own place in the legends in a world made for men?

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781472292155
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 600g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 38 mm

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A book everyone should read
Atalanta has long been my favourite mythological figure, ever since I was a kid. It always saddened me that she wasn't talked about enough, because she's a... READ MORE
Milica S.
Atlanta is a wonderful heroine
After the success of her previous books, Ariadne and Elektra Jennifer Saint has written her third book based on another female from Greek Mythology, Atlant... READ MORE
Juliet Butler
A stunning reimagining of Greek mythology
My thanks to Headline Wildfire for an eARC via NetGalley of ‘Atalanta’ by Jennifer Saint. This is Jennifer Saint’s third novel in which she reimagines the... READ MORE
Vivienne O'Regan
Adventurous tales with passive lead
2.5 stars I was pulled in by the idea of this retelling easily (as I find Atalanta fascinating) but the execution left me cold. The book had a strong start... READ MORE
Rebecca Maguire
Another outstanding retelling from Saint
Not the son her father hoped for, Atalanta is left on a mountainside to die. However she is raised, first by a bear and then by the goddess Artemis, and b... READ MORE
Jo-anne Atkinson