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The World Beyond: A Novel of Ancient Greece
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
429 B.C. Athens is at war. A plague is spreading across the city. And fifteen-year-old Rhea is facing an arranged marriage with a brutal older man. With time running out, she vows to catch a glimpse of the handsome young athlete Doros. Meanwhile, Maron, a gifted sculptor-slave she has befriended, urges her to shape her own destiny and risk all for love.
Plato's Cave
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by The Claregate Trust. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
The story of Plato’s Cave is an allegory in which he describes a gathering of people who have been chained to the wall of a cave all of their lives, facing a blank wall, watching shadows which are cast by the light of a fire.
Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant
You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Screenplays » History
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.
Hetaera--Suspense in Ancient Athens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Suzanne Tyrpak. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Hestia’s keen intellect makes her a match for any man. But even a literate slave has little control over destiny. Sold to a prominent statesman with sadistic tendencies, Hestia becomes his hetaera (consort). As her wealth and fame increase so does her despair. She dreams of freedom, but faces enemies at every turn. When she is accused of murder her fate takes another turn.