the tale of troy

The Tale of Troy


Author: Roger Green, Introduction by Michelle Paver, Illustrated by Pauline Baynes

Product details
Format Paperback | 240 pages
Publication date 12 Sep 2016
Publisher Penguin Random House

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SKU: 9780141341965 Category:


The story of Helen and the judgment of Paris, of the gathering Heroes and the siege of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece.

With a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional end matter including an author profile, who’s who, activities, glossary, and more.

About the Author
Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths, and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian, and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek, and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.

Additional information

Weight 203 g
Dimensions 178 × 129 × 17 cm


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