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Black Ships Before Troy

AuthorRosemary Sutcliff

NarratorRobert Glenister

Duration2h 45m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction

Key StageKS2

PublisherCover To Cover

VersionUnabridged

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A retelling of the epic poem, 'The Iliad', this audiobook offers younger readers an introduction to the heroes of ancient Greece whilst providing the complete story of the siege of Troy. Homer's epic poem, 'The Iliad', is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the legendary beauty, Helen of Troy, leads to a conflict in which even the gods and goddesses take sides and intervene. It is in the Trojan War that the most valiant heroes of the ancient world are pitted against one another. Here Hectore, Ajax, Achilles, and Odysseus meet their most formidable challenges and in some cases their tragic ends. Rosemary Sutcliff makes such stories as those of the Trojan horse, Aphrodite and the golden apple and the fearsome warrior women Amazons, accessible to young people.

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