The Trojan War (Paperback)

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Description


In this retelling of the Trojan War, Olivia Coolidge crafts heroes and gods into real, multidimensional characters, not just the figures of legend. Vibrant storytelling and finely wrought action have made her version of the classic tale of the Fall of Troy accessible to generations of young readers.

About the Author


Olivia Coolidge was born in London, England, in 1908. She received her education at Somerville College, Oxford University, where her main subjects included Latin, Greek, and philosophy. These studies helped her earn her place in the pantheon on children's literature through her mythological retellings demonstrating careful research and the adriot capacity to bring the past to life.

Praise For…


"Sequel to the author's Greek Myths written in the same lucid, simple, yet powerful prose. Fine addition to our hero tales, this is highly recommended for all libraries." School Library Journal, Starred —



Product Details
ISBN: 9780618154289
ISBN-10: 0618154280
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: October 29th, 2001
Pages: 272
Language: English