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By Sophocles
Edited by Marianne MacDonald & J. Michael Walton
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781854597564, 128 pages, June 2004


A tragic tale of duty, retribution and fate.

King Agamemnon, on returning from the Trojan Wars, is murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover. Now, to avenge the crime, their daughter Electra must commit one even worse and face the inevitable consequences.

This edition of Sophocles' play Electra, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Marianne McDonald and J. Michael Walton.