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A closely-observed, action-packed retelling of the story of Homer's epic The Iliad from master graphic artist Gareth Hinds.

Sing to me, O Muse, of the rage of Achilles...

A crisis point in the Trojan War - Achilles, hero of the Greeks and leader of the ferocious Myrmidons, smoulders in anger against Agamemnon, the most powerful of the Greek leaders. As long as Achilles refuses to fight, the Greeks are destined to fail, pushed back ever further from the stronghold city of Troy by Hector and Paris' Trojan army. Above the fighting on Mount Olympus, the gods watch on, each allied to a different warrior and each willing to extend the hand of divine intervention to ensure their success... Battle, glory, pride, death and revenge take centre stage in this classic epic retold by Gareth Hinds in his inimitable graphic style.
By:   Gareth Hinds
Illustrated by:   Gareth Hinds
Imprint:   Candlewick Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 265mm,  Width: 171mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   835g
ISBN:   9780763696634
ISBN 10:   0763696633
Series:   The Odyssey
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   01 July 2019
Recommended Age:   From 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gareth Hinds is the creator of several acclaimed graphic novels based on classic works. About his previous book, The Odyssey, he says, It was incredibly exciting to work with this material - gods, monsters, flawed heroes, intense battles, and all the best and worst of human nature, set against an ancient Mediterranean backdrop? It's really a dream project. He lives in Massachusetts, USA. Find him online at garethhinds.com.

Reviews for Iliad (GN) (The Odyssey Companion)

Sing to me, O Muse, of the rage of Achilles : a rousing graphic rendition of Homer's great epic...An expertly crafted rendition and a welcome invitation to younger readers to immerse themselves in the ancient past. --Kirkus Reviews


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