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4 of Our Favorite Epic Heroines

Świętosława, mythic queen of yore and heroine of The Widow Queen by Elżbieta Cherezińska, is likely one of the best but most forgotten figureheads in fiction. Świętosława’s story is one for the ages: a throne, a love triangle, and power struggles in medieval Poland. Elżbieta Cherezińska pulls Świętosława’s story into the forefront in The Widow…