Troy: A Novel

Paperback | September 1, 2002

byAdele Geras

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The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is scarce and death is common. From the heights of Mount Olympus, the Gods keep watch. But Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, is bored with the endless, dreary war. Aided by Eros's bow, the goddess sends two sisters down a bloody path to an awful truth: In the fury of war, love strikes the deadliest blows. Heralded by fans and critics alike, Adele Geras breathes personality, heartbreak, and humor into this classic story.

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The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is scarce and death is common. From the heights of Mount Olympus, the Gods keep watch. But Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, is bored with the endless, dreary war. Aided by Eros's bow, the goddess sends two sisters down a bloody path to an awful truth: In the fury of...

Adele Geras is the celebrated author of many books for all ages, including Troy and Ithaka . She lives in Manchester, England.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 7 × 4.5 × 0.8 inPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152045708

ISBN - 13:9780152045708

Appropriate for ages: 14

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Engrossing. . . . Delivers the sack of Troy as an ambitious, cinematic affair." - The New York Times Book Review "A sexy, sweeping tale, filled with drama, sassy humor, and vividly imagined domestic details." - Booklist (star)"Captivating." - Publishers Weekly (starred review) "