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The Story of Antigone

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The Story of Antigone by Ali Smith
Paperback $12.95
Mar 26, 2019 | ISBN 9781782690894

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“Those desiring a rich encounter with one of the saddest stories of the Hellenic Golden Age, cleverly reimagined—and movingly illustrated by Laura Paoletti—are in for a treat.” — Wall Street Journal

“Ali Smith leans lightly on Sophocles in a beautiful version of Antigone.” — Observer

“An amazing new series from Pushkin Books in which literary, adult authors retell classics (with terrific illustrations) for a younger generation… includes Ali Smith’s lively reawakening of Antigone.” — Daily Telegraph

“We love the new, illustrated retellings in the brilliant Save the Story range from Pushkin Press.” — TBK Magazine

“Wonderfully tender… a stunning achievement, effortlessly highlighting the difficult conflicts and questions at the heart of the narrative… Paoletti’s striking artwork completes the package beautifully.” — Teach First

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