Bring Down the Sun : Alexander the Great

  • by Judith Tarr
  • Narrated by Lara J. West
  • Series: Alexander the Great
  • 6 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Alexander the Great ruled the greatest Empire of the ancient world, but he was ruled by his mother, called Olympias. There are as many legends about this powerful Queen as there are of her famous son, and the stories began long before she even met Philip of Macedon.
Priestess of the Great Goddess, daughter of ruling house of Epiros, witch, and familiar of Serpents... she was a figure of mystery, fascination, and fear even during her own lifetime. Author Judith Tarr weaves the legends into an intensely romantic fantasy novel set in ancient Greece and Macedon.


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Nice to see a positive spin on Olympias

While I love Olympias portrayed as a sort of evil witch, I also really, REALLY loved this positive spin. It was refreshing, as was a different take on her relationship with Philip.
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- Maya

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-15-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios