Sophocles’ vivid play takes place as Orestes returns from the Trojan War seeking to avenge his father who was murdered by his mother Clytemnestra. The resulting drama, told from the viewpoint of his mistreated sister Electra, is a powerful tale of joy, suffering and bloody revenge.

Translator:Richard C Jebb
Series:Vigo Classics
Print length:68 pages
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