Margaret George is an established historical novelist, penning such successful books as THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF HENRY VIII, MARY QUEEN OF SCOTLAND AND THE ISLES, THE MEMOIRS OF CLEOPATRA and MARY, CALLED MAGDALENE. Slightly more than 600 pages, HELEN OF TROY is a sweeping novel --- a panorama of historical Greece and Troy with breathtaking scenery.
Helen, daughter of the Grecian King Tyndareus, tells her story in the first person, which draws the reader deep into her persona from the beginning. From her early days in the palace at Sparta, Helen is forbidden to look into a glass or uncover her veiled face in public. Her beauty is like that of a goddess; she's known to her moth