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Theodora Actress, Empress, Whore Theodora of Constantinople rose from nothing to become the most powerful woman in the history of Byzantine Rome In Stella Duffy s novel she comes to life again as a fascinating, controversial and seductive woman



10 thoughts on “Theodora Actress, Empress, Whore

  1. Audra (Unabridged Chick) Audra (Unabridged Chick) says:

    Interesting enough premise but awkward writing a bit stuffy and bloated While I was reading, I was engaged enough but every time I put it down, I couldn t find the motivation to pick it back up Might give it a try again, someday.


  2. Libbie Hawker (L.M. Ironside) Libbie Hawker (L.M. Ironside) says:

    4.5 starsI m trying to think of a way to describe this book, and immensely satisfying is the only descriptor that s coming to mind That seems so weak, though Satisfying implies just okayness, but Theodora was anything but just okay I think what feels so sati


  3. Aimee Aimee says:

    This is the story of Theodora and her rise from dancer prostitute to Empress of Rome The book starts with Theodora working on stage at the Hippodrome and being trained by Menander, a man she feared and loved After becoming famous she falls in love with Hecebolus


  4. Natasa Natasa says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed Ms Duffy s enthralling story and congratulate her on bringing Theodora to life for all of her readers This is a book about a historical figure, but also about strength The strength of women, the strength of the poor, the strength of history I have


  5. Erin Erin says:

    Interesting look at a woman not often mentioned in the history pages Stella Duffy doesn t hold back and I respect that she didn t make Theodora seem too perfect but a strong woman in her own right I am looking forward to reading the sequel.


  6. Carey Combe Carey Combe says:

    Very poor, I kept on reading it as I expected with all the number of excellent reviews it received it was bound to get better it didn t Indeed, it gotandridiculous I should have been warned when one of the reviews called Theodora as a wise cracking tart with a heart Actually th


  7. Shannon (Giraffe Days) Shannon (Giraffe Days) says:

    I loved the sound of this book from the moment I heard about it, and was thrilled to find it in paperback when I was in Sydney earlier in the year With such enthusiasm, of course I had to read it right away, but I don t think it was due to high expectations that I finished it feelin


  8. Ann Keller Ann Keller says:

    Intensely seductive as a provocative dance, compelling as only history can be, Theodora draws the reader into the life of a common actress and dancer, who eventually became Empress of Rome As a child, Theodora learned the hard way She was beaten when her spirit rebelled against the eunuc


  9. Mariana Mariana says:

    I left disappointed with this book I don t really know a lot about Empress Theodora apart from her past as an actress prostitute before marrying Justinian so I wouldn t know about fact checking, so I expected the book to fill that whole And it did BUT I didn t feel like anything was happening


  10. Jessie (Ageless Pages Reviews) Jessie (Ageless Pages Reviews) says:

    Read This Review More Like It On My Blog 3.5 out of 5Theodora was one of the most influential women of her time As a poverty stricken dancer, as the most celebrated actress whore in Constantinople, as a penitent nun in a commune in the desert, and as the wife of the most powerful man in Christendo


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