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Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold

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Published: November 2020
For Ages: Secondary
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Author: Stephen Fry
Category: History / History: Wars
Published By: Penguin
 
Published: 03-Nov-2020
Format: Paperback, 432 pages, 234x153mm
ISBN: 9780241424599
Stock Code: 1424599
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The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for ten whole years. It is a terrible war with casualties on all sides as well as strained relations between allies, whose consequences become tragedies.
In Troy you will find heroism and hatred, love and loss, revenge and regret, desire and despair. It is these human passions, written bloodily in the sands of a distant shore, that still speak to us today.
 
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