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Is forced into exile Cleopatra is left alone to fend for herself in a palace rife with intrigue and murder Smart courageous ambitious and sensuously beautiful Cleopatra possesses the charm to cause two of history’s most famous leaders to fall in love with her But as her cruel sisters plot to steal the throne Cleopatra realizes there is o For you Kristina This doesn't even go up on the blog until tomorrow MondayEveryone thinks they know the story of Cleopatra right Or at least the movie version that brought Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton togetherCleopatra Confesses introduces us to a new Cleopatra not the seductress but the favored daughter who loved her country than anything and who was forced into a loveless marriage with not just one younger brother as was custom but when that one died her other younger brotherHere is the summary from GoodreadsIt is the first century BC Cleopatra the third of the pharaoh's six children is the one that her father has chosen to be the next ueen of Egypt But when King Ptolemy is forced into exile Cleopatra is left alone to fend for herself in a palace rife with intrigue and murder Smart courageous ambitious and sensuously beautiful she possesses the charm to cause two of history's most famous leaders to fall in love with her But as her cruel sisters plot to steal the throne Cleopatra realizes there is only one person on whom she can rely herselfI really liked this book It was well written and researched and I liked that it gave a different perspective than the seductress CleopatraCleopatra's story is narrated by Cleopatra and starts when she is roughly 10 and follows her through her father's rule exile the joint rule of her sisters her father's return becoming ueen and her two great loves Caesar and Marc Antony The last chapter is so sad when she talks about Caesar's death and then Marc Antony's death and leading up to her own suicide by asp

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Nly one person on whom she can rely herself     The tale of her teenage years is a story of power and romance that stands the test of time centuries later Cleopatra remains a figure of mystery and intrigue Now award winning author Carolyn Meyer mesmerizes readers with revelations in this novel about one of the greatest women who ever live This author can do better than the writing in this book I found it uite disappointing She presents Cleopatra as making verbal slip after slip with her two sisters who she knew would turn on her if she made even one slip She has the haughtiest woman in history having as her one real friend a dancer who she regards as a friend in spite of the fact this was presumably her step sister In reality Cleopatra would have been likely to regard such a relative as an immediate enemy Assuming she even considered a dancer as really human to begin with The powerlessness that Cleopatra had is certainly true but not her feeling of powerlessness This was someone who would have regarded setbacks as a bump in the road on the way to greater success If you want decent historical fiction try Moran or Shecter's fictional book on Cleopatra Schiff's book will be the definitive biography of Cleopatra for many years to come But skip this title

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Meet teenage Cleopatra in this first person account of history that captures “sibling rivalry at its most vicious” Publishers WeeklyIt is the first century BC an ancient time of everpresent drama and danger Cleopatra the third of the pharaoh’s six children is whom her father has chosen to be the next ueen of Egypt But when King Ptolemy I believe that someday I could become a great ruler of Egypt better than my sisters can dream of being but I must be careful not to let them know how I feel I do not want them to see me as a rival for the throne and a threat to their plansCleopatra Confesses by Carolyn Meyer This was such a fun bookWritten from Cleopatra‘s perspective starting from early days and then going on as she develops into a woman who will one day be ueen of Egypt I found this book to be a great readI found the writing in the story really enjoyable I am a big reader of literature having to do with Cleopatra and I found this to be one of the better books out there There was one thing I wish were different That is I wish the book was longer because it does not go into her days with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony This is actually a compliment to the writer What I am saying is I wanted I just found the book too short but other than that it was an exhilarating and fun read All the characters came alive As did the beauty of Egypt This is a must read for all lovers of his Historical fiction and in particular historical royal figures Immigrants in Our Own Land just found the book too short but other than that it was an exhilarating and fun read All the characters came alive As did the beauty of Egypt This is a must read for all lovers of his Historical fiction and in particular historical royal figures

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