Dragonflies

April 21, 2011|
Dragonflies by Grant Buday
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After ten years the Trojan War is at a deadlock. Both sides are exhausted, and Odysseus, cleverest of men, wants more than anything to return to Ithaka and his wife and son and orange grove. He aches for home, but not without a certain fear that he will return a stranger to the son he hasn''t seen in ten years. When Agamemnon, King of the Greeks, asks Odysseus to devise a scheme to settle the conflict once and for all, Odysseus comes up with the idea of the great horse. No Trojan, he thinks, can resist a magnificent horse. Yet many think the idea mad. The comic and iconoclastic Odysseus will have more than his ingenuity tested before he can set sail for home. This deeply imagined and exquisitely written novel details the last days of the Trojan War. Told from Odysseus'' perspective, it fleshes out the myth and mystery of one of the greatest stories in the Western canon.
Grant Buday''s novels include the award-winning White Lung, A Sack of Teeth, and Rootbound. His short fiction has appeared in The Journey Prize Anthology and is forthcoming in Best Canadian Short Stories. Buday has traveled widely and now lives on a small island in B.C. with his wife and son.
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Title:Dragonflies
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:168 pages, 8.46 X 5.51 X 0.41 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 8.46 X 5.51 X 0.41 in
Published:April 21, 2011
Publisher:Biblioasis
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897231470

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