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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Persephone (Greek deity) -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Hades (Greek deity) -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Demeter (Greek deity) -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Persephone (Greek deity) -- Fiction,
  • Hades (Greek deity) -- Fiction,
  • Demeter (Greek deity) -- Fiction,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Fiction

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Persephone runs off to the Underworld with Hades, with whom she has fallen in love, but when her mother Demeter takes out her grief on thousands of peasants, Persephone agrees to come back once a year to visit her mother and to bring spring back to Earth.

Edition Notes

Statementby Emily Whitman.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W5924 Rad 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22559960M
ISBN 109780061724497, 9780061724503
LC Control Number2008029148

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  An overprotective and misanthropic mother, a rebellious teenage daughter, and a mysterious stranger with a purpose—this partly sums up the plot of Radiant Darkness, Emily Whitman’s debut young adult novel based on a famous Greek myth.A colorful retelling of Greek mythology, Radiant Darkness has the limelight on a great love triangle. Greek goddess .   Radiant Darkness (Book): Whitman, Emily: Persephone runs off to the Underworld with Hades, with whom she has fallen in love, but when her mother Demeter threatens to destroy the earth to save her, Persephone finds a way to come back once a year, bringing spring. Radiant Darkness () About book: Seeing as Hades is the original and ultimate "bad boy", I tend to give authors some slack whenever he's written, especially if there is a good bit of smoldering about. I thought Whitman did a lovely job capturing the characters, I enjoyed her portrayal of Persephone and, while I wish she spent a bit more time with Hades' character (I'm /5(4).   But those scenes usually steal the whole entire book for me. I also read PC Cast’s twist of the Hades and Persephone story. Really good and Hades was a dark but righteous underworld ruler. I have to check out Radiant Darkness. I have always liked the Hades/Persephone myth.