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Where to buy Persephone Books in the us?

Where to buy Persephone Books in the us?

Persephone books are available to buy from our website, our Bath shop or your local bookshop. You can also contact us directly to place an order.

How many Persephone Books are there?

139 books
Persephone Books reprints neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly) women writers. All of our 139 books are intelligent, thought-provoking and beautifully written and are chosen to appeal to busy people wanting titles that are neither too literary nor too commercial.

Are Persephone Books moving?

Persephone Books, which is currently situated on Lamb’s Conduit Street in London, is moving to Bath and will open on May 4 in 8 Edgar Buildings. The bookshop specialises in reprinting neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century, mostly women, writers.

Who owns Persephone Books?

Nicola Beauman
The founder of Persephone Books, Nicola Beauman (née Mann), was born in 1944, brought up in London, and read English at Newnham College, Cambridge. She is the author of A Very Great Profession: The Woman’s Novel 1914—39 (1983), Cynthia Asquith (1987), Morgan: a biography of E.M.

What does Persephone mean?

Persephone (aka Kore) was the Greek goddess of agriculture and vegetation, especially grain, and the wife of Hades, with whom she rules the Underworld.

Who is Hades and Persephone?

Hades was the brother of Zeus and the god of the underworld. Persephone was the daughter of Demeter, the Goddess of nature. The myth of Hades and Persephone is one more myth of love and abduction in the Greek mythology.

What are Persephone Classics?

Persephone Books is an independent publisher based in Bath. The catalogue includes fiction (novels and short stories) and non-fiction (diaries, memoirs and cookery books). Most books have a grey dustjacket and endpaper using a contemporaneous design, with a matching bookmark.

What is the nickname for Persephone?

Sephie, Persie, Effie, Perrie. At a push – Penny. Posy, Persy, Poppy. Percy or Seph!

Who are Persephone’s siblings?

She has four siblings named Ellie, Maeve, Lucas, and Jak. My daughter’s name is Persephone Rose. She is a beautiful, active, smart little girl who is very proud of her name. I hope that never changes! My husband and I love Greek mythology and want to continue naming our children with Greek influences in mind.

What is the myth of Persephone?

In Greek mythology, Persephone is the daughter of Zeus (the god of the sky and king of the gods ) and Demeter (the goddess of the harvest), a great beauty and loved by all. According to the myth, Persephone was picking flowers on the plain of Enna , when the earth suddenly opened and Hades (the god of the underworld)…

Who was Persephone’s son?

In the Orphic myths, the maiden goddess Persephone was seduced by Zeus in the guise of a serpent. She bore him a son, the godling Zagreus, who, when Zeus placed him upon the throne of heaven, was attacked and dismembered by the Titanes. His heart was recovered and he was reborn through Semele as the god Dionysos.