By Alessandro Baricco

ISBN-10: 030726355X

ISBN-13: 9780307263551

ISBN-10: 0307275396

ISBN-13: 9780307275394

A daring re-imagining of our civilization’s maximum story of warfare, from the acclaimed and bestselling writer of Silk.

In An Iliad, Alessandro Baricco re-creates the siege of Troy throughout the voices of twenty-one Homeric characters, within the narrative idiom of our smooth mind's eye. From the go back of Chryseis to the burial of Hector, we see via human eyes and believe with human hearts the unforgettable occasions first stated nearly 3 thousand years in the past. Imbuing the stuff of legend with a startling new relevancy and humanity, Baricco offers us The Iliad as we have now by no means identified it. His transformative success is sure to please and fascinate all readers of Homer’s fundamental classic.

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