Natalie Haynes “A Thousand Ships”

"A Thousand Ships" is written by Natalie Haynes and published by Mantle in 2019 "In "A Thousand Ships", broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker. This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story…

Caroline Alexander “The War that Killed Achilles”

"The War that Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War" is written by Caroline Alexander and published in paperback by Penguin in 2010 "The Iliad is still the greatest poem about war that our culture has ever produced. For a hundred generations, poets and thinkers in the West have pored over, retold…

Homer “The Iliad”

"The Iliad", written by Homer, is published in a new English translation by Caroline Alexander by Ecco in 2016 "With her virtuoso translation, classicist and bestselling author Caroline Alexander brings to life Homer’s timeless epic of the Trojan War Composed around 730 B.C., Homer’s Iliad recounts the events of a few momentous weeks in the protracted ten-year…