The Last Days of Troy

The Last Days of Troy

Main

eBook (29 Apr 2014)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Simon Armitage is rightly celebrated as one of the country's most original and engaging poets; but he is also an adaptor and translator of some of our most important epics, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Death of King Arthur and Homer's Odyssey. The latter, originally a commission for BBC Radio, rendered the classical tale with all the flare, wit and engagement that we have come to expect from this most distinctive of contemporary authors, and in so doing brought Odysseus's return from the Trojan War memorably to life. The Last Days of Troy, a prequel of kinds, tells the tale of the Trojan War itself in a vivid new dramatic adaptation that is published to coincide with the Royal Exchange's stage performance in April 2014.

Book information

ISBN: 9780571315116
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Pub date:
Edition: Main
DEWEY: 822.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: -1g