The War That Killed Achilles

The War That Killed Achilles

The True Story of Homer’s Iliad and the Trojan War

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143118268
  • 320 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview


“Spectacular and constantly surprising.”
-Ken Burns


Written with the authority of a scholar and the vigor of a bestselling narrative historian, The War That Killed Achilles is a superb and utterly timely presentation of one of the timeless stories of Western civilization. As she did in The Endurance and The Bounty, New York Times bestselling author Caroline Alexander has taken apart a narrative we think we know and put it back together in a way that lets us see its true power. In the process, she reveals the intended theme of Homer’s masterwork-the tragic lessons of war and its enduring devastation.

The War That Killed Achilles

The War That Killed Achilles

Caroline Alexander

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