Alexander And Alestria: A Novel by SHAN SAAlexander And Alestria: A Novel by SHAN SA

Alexander And Alestria: A Novel


Paperback | September 15, 2009

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Alexander and Alestria is the imaginative tale of the dramatic love affair between Alexander the Great and Alestria, queen of the Amazons, when both are at the height of their powers. Shan Sa, bestselling author of Empress, brings the familiar figure of Alexander the Great to new life, entwining his historical legacy with an imagined relationship that explores the compelling clash of western and eastern cultures.<_o3a_p>

Shan Sa was born in Beijing and had her first poems, essays, and stories published at the age of eight. In 2001 her novelThe Girl Who Played Gowon the Goncourt Prize. The author ofEmpress, she is also a celebrated artist who has had prominent exhibitions in Paris and New York.
Title:Alexander And Alestria: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061543551

ISBN - 13:9780061543555


Editorial Reviews

“Imagine a romance between Alexander the great and the queen of the Amazons and you have Alexander and Alestria, by author Shan Sa.”