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The Sweet Girl

Annabel Lyon

RRP: £8.99

2 January 2014

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9780857899552

RRP: £12.99

1 January 2013

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9780857899521

RRP: £4.99

1 January 2013

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9780857899545

Aristotle has never been able to resist a keen mind in another, even in his own daughter, Pythias – a young girl who should be content with the kitchen, the loom and a future of childbearing. But she is really smart, able to best his own students in debate; is she a freak or a harbinger of what women can really achieve? Whichever is the case, hers is a privileged position, a woman who moves in a man’s world, protected by the reputation of her philosopher father. Yet her entire life is set to change when Aristotle dies, leaving his daughter to discover that the world is a place not of logic but one of superstition, and that a girl can be preyed upon by gods and goddesses as much as by grown men and women…

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