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The Silence of the Girls

by Pat Barker - £8.99  Penguin Books Ltd (2019)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780241983201 | ISBN 10: 0241983207

"A very good, very raw rendition of the Trojan war from the point of view of the women."
(Kate Atkinson)
There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now.
 
Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story?
 
Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness history forgot.

(Price & availability last checked: June 2019)

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