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By Colm Tóibín

ISBN-10: 0241257689

ISBN-13: 9780241257685

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ISBN-13: 9780241257692

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'They minimize her hair sooner than they dragged her to where of sacrifice. Her mouth was once gagged to forestall her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. still, they heard her muffled screams.'

On the day of his daughter's marriage ceremony, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice.

His daughter is ended in her dying, and Agamemnon leads his military into conflict, the place he's rewarded with wonderful victory.

Three years later, he returns domestic and his murderous motion has set the complete kin - mom, brother, sister - on a course of intimate violence, as they input a global of hushed instructions and soundless trips in the course of the palace's dungeons and bedchambers. As his spouse seeks his demise, his daughter, Electra, is the silent observer to the family's online game of innocence whereas his son, Orestes, is distributed into bewildering, scary exile the place survival is way from convinced. Out in their desolating loss, Electra and Orestes needs to have the option to correct those wrongs of the previous no matter if it skill committing themselves to a negative, barbarous act.

House of Names is a narrative of severe longing and stunning betrayal. it's a paintings of significant good looks, and bold, from one in every of our most interesting dwelling writers.

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