Blood and gore, love and revenge, tragedy and triumph. Two armies fight to the death for nine long years, The Iliad is a tale of heroism, cunning and a battle waged in the name of the love - for the beautiful Helen. Can the Greeks overcome the Trojans? When will the gods next interfere and change the fate of the battling mortals? What shrewd trick will the Greeks use to change the fate of the war? Read this brilliant retelling of Homer's classic and find out.
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BEATRICE SAMPATAKOU is one of Greece's best-known retellers of Greek mythology, and has written the stories of the gods and goddesses of her literary tradition for all levels of readers. Her Greek-language versions of the Iliad and Odyssey are the standard versions used in Greek schools.More about Homer
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