Troy is a young adult novel by Adèle Geras, published in It is based on events in The Iliad, incorporating original stories set in the heart of the city towards. Troy has ratings and reviews. The Siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Delivers the sack of Troy as an ambitious, cinematic affair." —The New York Times Book Review "A sexy, sweeping tale, filled with drama, sassy humor, and.
Adele Geras, best known for her trilogy based on Sleeping Beauty, takes on the seemingly impertinent task of retelling the siege of Troy as a young adult novel. With exceptional grace and enormous energy, Geras (The Tower Room; Pictures of the Night) recreates the saga of the Trojan war from a feminist perspective. George (Mary, Called Magdalene) depicts with bravado, grace and eloquence the grand spectacle surrounding Helen of Troy. The author's.
As my readers know, I have participated in a number of collaborative historical novels, so I know what goes into making them, and that gave me. Troy: city of gold, gatekeeper of the east, haven of the god-born and the lucky, a city destined to last a thousand years. But the Fates have other plans—the Fates, . Toward the conclusion of the Trojan War, two orphaned sisters, Xanthe and Marpessa, watch events transpire from within Troy. Very human teenage girls, they.