The Story of Antigone

The Story of Antigone

By Ali Smith

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New paperback edition of our bestselling Save the Story title

"The crow crossed the sky, slow-beating her wings. Beat, beat, beat. It was night, not yet morning, and her feathers were so black that she coasted the air invisible above the city wall." Thus begins Ali Smith's masterful retelling of Sophocles' tragedy about a young Theban princess, who decides to bury her dishonoured brother Polynices against King Creon's express orders - with heart-breaking consequences. Vividly told and wonderfully illustrated, Smith's Antigone is the perfect introduction to Greek tragedy for any reader, young or old.


Translated by
Cover illustration by Laura Paoletti
100 pp
Published 05 November 2015
ISBN 9781782690894
B-Format Paperback