The Tale Of Troy (Puffin Classics)

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
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  • : $14.99(AUD)
  • : 9780141341965
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Classics
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  • : December 2011
  • : 178mm X 129mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 19.99
  • : July 2012
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  • : books

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  • : Roger Lancelyn Green
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  • : Paperback
  • : 1012
  • : Pauline Baynes
  • : en
  • : 823.92
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  • : 207
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Barcode 9780141341965
9780141341965

Description

The story of Helen and the judgement of Paris, of the gathering Heroes and the seige of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece.

With a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional endmatter including an author profile, who's who, activities, glossary and more.

Reviews

The Puffin Classics series is a perfect marriage of the old and the new. Enjoy some of the best books from the past and find out why and how they inspired some of the best writers of the present -- Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4Kids

Author description

Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of the The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.