Troy

Author: Stephen Fry
Homepage 9780241424599

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  • : $35.00(AUD)
  • : 9780241424599
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
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  • : 0.598
  • : September 2020
  • : 3.4 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.2 Centimeters
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  • : 35.0
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  • : Stephen Fry
  • : Stephen Fry's Greek Myths
  • : Paperback
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  • : 496
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Barcode 9780241424599
9780241424599

Description

Following Top Ten bestsellers Mythos and Heroes, this third volume retells the epic tale of Troy The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for ten whole years. It is a terrible war with casualties on all sides as well as strained relations between allies, whose consequences become tragedies. In Troy you will find heroism and hatred, love and loss, revenge and regret, desire and despair. It is these human passions, written bloodily in the sands of a distant shore, that still speak to us today.

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