Black Ships Before Troy
Frances Lincoln is proud to reintroduce Rosemary Sutcliff's Black Ships Before Troy, now in an exciting new format.
Here is Homer's epic poem The Iliad, brought to life by Rosemary Sutcliff with all the skill of a master storyteller. Alan Lee's dramatic cover image hauntingly recreates the age of heroes in this spellbinding introduction to the Greek classics - a book that should become part of every childhood.
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Review: Black Ships Before TroyUser Review - Poiema - Goodreads
This is a children's version of the Iliad, though not beneath the dignity of an adult. Sutcliff brings the many battle scenes alive in her meticulous telling and is very skilled in her use of vivid ... Read full review
Review: Black Ships Before Troy: The Story Of The IliadUser Review - Christiann Stuart - Goodreads
If for nothing elseóget the book for Alan Lee's beautiful illustrations. I can spend all day reading this and pondering over the magnificent artwork! The same goes for The Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey Read full review