The Story of Antigone, Paperback / softback Book

The Story of Antigone Paperback / softback

Illustrated by Laura Paoletti

Part of the Save the Story series



"The crow crossed the sky, slow-beating her wings. Beat, beat, beat. It was night, not yet morning, and her feathers were so black that she coasted the air invisible above the city wall."Thus begins Ali Smith's masterful retelling of Sophocles' tragedy about a young Theban princess, who decides to bury her dishonoured brother Polynices against King Creon's express orders - with heart-breaking consequences.

Vividly told and wonderfully illustrated, Smith's Antigone is the perfect introduction to Greek tragedy for any reader, young or old.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 100 pages, full colour, throughout
  • Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
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  • Category: Classic
  • ISBN: 9781782690894



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