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Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold (Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths, nr. 3)

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'An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales' OBSERVER

Step into Stephen Fry's bewitching retelling of the legend of Troy in his most epic book yet
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'Troy. The most marvellous kingdom in all the world . . .'

Paris the Trojan has kidnapped Helen, Greek queen and most beautiful woman of the ancient world.

A thousand ships give chase and lay siege to Troy. Yet the city stands resolutely against Greek might.

Only invulnerable Achilles and wily Odysseus may lead them to victory - but the passions of mortals merely amuse the Gods and blood is easily spilled on distant shores . . .
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'A fun romp through the world's greatest story. Fry's knowledge of the world - ancient and modern - bursts through' Daily Telegraph

'Hugely successful, graceful' The Times

'Fluent, crisp, nuanced, begins with a bang' The Times Literary Supplement

PRAISE FOR STEPHEN FRY'S GREEK SERIES:

'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' Times

'A head-spinning marathon of legends' Guardian

'An Olympian feat. The gods seem to be smiling on Fry - his myths are definitely a hit' Evening Standard

'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant . . . all hail Stephen Fry' Daily Mail

'A rollicking good read' Independent

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781405944465
ISBN-10: 1405944463
Pagini: 432
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 26 mm
Greutate: 0.33 kg
Editura: Penguin Books
Colecția Penguin
Seria Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths

Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

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Such a fun read! As someone who's obsessed with Greek mythology, it was an absolute MUST for me to read Fry's rendition of one of the most epic battles of the Ancient times. I cannot recommend it enough to those who are fellow mythology fans, or to those who are new to Greek mythology.

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Notă biografică

Stephen Fry is an award-winning comedian, actor, presenter and director. He is also the bestselling author of four novels - The Stars' Tennis Balls, Making History, The Hippopotamus and The Liar - as well as three volumes of autobiography - Moab is My Washpot, The Fry Chronicles and More Fool Me. Mythos and Heroes, his retelling of the Greek myths, are both Sunday Times bestsellers.


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A story thousands of years old, only Fry could rewrite this so captivating as ever
An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales
Fry's lively writing certainly conveys his lifelong passion for Greek myths . . . It's a rollicking good read
Perfect for the 21st Century. Ebullient, funny, Fry retells the Greek myths with elegance
Lively, humorous and intimate, this retelling has real charm
A wondrous new immersion in ancient stories we only thought we knew. Brilliant, funny, erudite, inventive, surprising and enthralling
Tragedy and passion abound as Fry retells the epic siege of Troy
Stephen Fry takes the reader into the heart of a story both mythical and grounded in history
Astonishing . . . an excellent read
Curl up on your sofa as Stephen brings to life the legendary . . . passionate and powerful story of Troy
Fry is a genial guide to Greek mythology
Fry's knowledge of the world - ancient and modern - bursts through at the seams . . . The reader will find themselves on a fun romp through the world's greatest story
Full of heroism, desire and drama
Fry really brings the tale to life, adding his own wry humour to the mix . . . Well worth a read
A story thousands of years old, only Fry could rewrite this so captivating as ever