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Goddess of Buttercups & Daisies

(2015)
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Aristophanes is inconsolable-his rival playwrights are hogging all the local attention, a pesky young wannabe poet won't leave him alone, his actors can't remember their lines, and his own festival sponsor seems to be conspiring against him, withholding direly needed funds for set design and, most importantly, giant phallus props. O woe, how can his latest comedy convince Athenian citizens to vote down another ten years of war against Sparta if they're too busy scoffing at the diminutive phalluses? And why does everyone in the city-state seem to be losing their minds?

Wallowing in one inconvenience after another, Aristophanes is unaware that the Spartan and Athenian generals have unleashed Laet, the spirit of foolishness and bad decisions, to inspire chaos and war-mongering in Athens. To counteract Laet's influence, Athena sends Bremusa, an Amazon warrior, and Metris, an endearingly airheaded nymph (their first choice was her mother Metricia, but she grew tired of all the fighting and changed back into a river).

Dashing between fantastical scenes of moody and meddlesome gods, ever-applicable political debates in the senate, backstage scrambling for the play, and glimpses of life in Ancient Greece, Martin Millar delivers another witty and comical romp for readers of all ages.

Genre: Fantasy

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April 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies
Author(s): Martin Millar
ISBN: 0-349-40714-2 / 978-0-349-40714-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Goddess of Buttercups & Daisies: A Novel
Author(s): Martin Millar
ISBN: 1-59376-605-X / 978-1-59376-605-4 (USA edition)
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Title: The Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies: A Novel
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April 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies
Author(s): Martin Millar
Publisher: Piatkus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU