A Spartan’s Sorrow

Author: Lynn, Hannah

Publication Date:

April 2024



Original language and publisher

English (UK) | Sourcebooks Landmark


Territories Handled

World excl. English

Territories Sold

Italy (Newton Compton)
Turkey (Eksik Parca)
Brazil (Excelsior)
Spanish (World) (Planeta Mexico)


Historical Fiction

A Spartan’s Sorrow

Author: Lynn, Hannah


She’s a queen, a witch, and a murderer. But she’ll do anything to protect her children…

From an award-winning author comes a story of feminist revenge perfect for readers of Madeleine Miller and Natalie Haynes

All murders must be avenged.

While the rest of Greece mourns for the war that has taken their husbands away, Clytemnestra fears the day it will bring Agamemnon back. When he husband willingly sacrifices their eldest daughter to appease the gods, Clytemnestra vows to do whatever it takes to protect her remaining children. But history turns strong women into monsters, and in saving her family she risks losing them altogether and becoming the most hated woman in Greece…