Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 342 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.83 in
Published: March 29, 2004
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0393322831
ISBN - 13: 9780393322835
From the Publisher
As the harsh wind holds the Greek fleet trapped in the straits at Aulis, frustration and political impotence turn into a desire for the blood of a young woman--blood that will appease the gods and allow the troops to set sail.
About the Author
Barry Unsworth is the author of "Losing Nelson", "After Hannibal", "Morality Play", the Booker Prize-winning "Sacred Hunger", & many other works. He lives in Italy.
"Elegant, profound, and wonder-provoking.... Unsworth''s writing is unrivaled, he gets better and better, and his versatility is breathtaking. His novels are close to perfect in an imperfect literary world."