Black Ships Before Troy The Story of the Iliad review Ö eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF

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Black Ships Before Troy The Story of the Iliad review Ö eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Homer's epic poem The Iliad is brought to life by Rosemary Sutcliff with the skill of a good storyteller and with the dramatic and haunting illustrations of Alan Lee Art Direction The Lord of the RingsThe book was tRection The Lord of the RingsThe book was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal in 19. It'sokay I have to read it for class ew which kind of sucks the fun out of it

review Æ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Rosemary Sutcliff

A good storyteller and with the dramatic and haunting illustrations of Alan Lee Art Di. I didn't know when I asked for this retelling of the story of Troy for Christmas that it was illustrated by Alan Lee It was enough for me that it was written by Rosemary Sutcliff And even without the illustrations it's well done Rosemary Sutcliff brings a lot of pathos to it with moments of insight and tenderness I thought the moment from the Iliad with Astanyax being afraid of his father's helmet was well done but there were other good bits In most ways though it stuck close to the original stories even in style using epithets and so on It's a pleasure to read but it is a simplified shorter version of the story of Troy aimed at children after allBut with Alan Lee's illustrations it becomes completely enchanting I loved the pictures of Thetis comforting Achilles the scene where Helen Andromache and Hecuba grieve over Hector's body the one of Penthesilea and the other s They're all beautiful actually and suit it perfectly So happy I got this

Rosemary Sutcliff Ò 8 review

Black Ships Before Troy The Story of the IliadHomer's epic poem The Iliad is brought to life by Rosemary Sutcliff with the skill of. The verdict of a seven year old There's too much killing They shouldn't have done that over one stupid woman They should've just talked things out