The Anger of Achilles

The Anger of Achilles

The Iliad

Written by:
Introduction by:
Translated by:

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140455601
  • 384 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Robert Graves’s dynamic retelling of Homer’s powerful epic poem

This edition of Homer ‘s Iliad , retold with authority and grace by the incomparable Robert Graves, takes a revered classic back to its roots as popular entertainment. War is raging between the Greeks and the Trojans. Achilles, the great warrior champion of the Greek army, is angrily sulking in his tent and refusing to fight, after an argument with his leader, Agamemnon. But when the Trojan warrior Hector kills Achilles’ beloved friend Patroclus, Achilles plunges back into battle to seek his bloody revenge-even though it will bring about his own doom.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
The Anger of Achilles

The Anger of Achilles

Written by: Homer, Introduction by: Robert Graves, Translated by: Robert Graves

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