Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 04/01/2024
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Her best yet!
Jennifer Saint is a master at ancient Greek retelling, and particularly casting a light on the women who have been cast aside by history. She captures Atla... READ MORE
Cerys at Hemel Hempstead


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: 9781472292179
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 270g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 28 mm

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Atalanta is by far my favourite Jennifer Saint book! I read it in two days, I could not put it down. Lovely way to retell this beautiful myth.
An amazing retelling with a feminist twist
Mythology has always been an interest of mine. From Celtic to Greek, these stories have passed the test of time and seeped into modern literature in many i... READ MORE
Megan Rose
love love love
I love Greek mythology retellings and after reading Jennifer saint's retelling of "ariadne" I knew I need to read more of her works so I picked up Atalanta... READ MORE
Chloe Samways