LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

A Prince of Troy

by Lindsay Clarke

Part of the The Troy Quartet Series

A Prince of Troy Synopsis

PART ONE OF THE TROY QUARTET Bringing ancient myth to life with passion, humour, and humanity, Lindsay Clarke vividly retells the story of Troy and of the heroes who fought there. When the mortal Paris settles a contest between the gods, he is promised the love of Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world. But Helen is already married, to the powerful Menelaus of Sparta, and the kings of many cities have sworn to defend their union. Paris's divine gift threatens to set his world aflame. 'An engaging retelling of the whole story, neatly blending mythic archaism with modern psychodrama and satire' Mary Beard 1 - A PRINCE OF TROY 2 - THE WAR AT TROY 3 - THE SPOILS OF TROY 4 - THE RETURN FROM TROY

A Prince of Troy Press Reviews

'An engaging retelling of the whole story, neatly blending mythic archaism with modern psychodrama and satire' Mary Beard, GUARDIAN 'I'm awed by the web you've spun. Not only the beautiful complexities of it but the fine texture of the threads' Ted Hughes 'A triumph of retelling the ancient story...a readable and freshened version that keeps one turning the pages' Alan Sillitoe 'Wonderfully clear and dramatic' OBSERVER 'Expertly handled, drawing on the best of this classic tale and shaping it into a riveting page-turner well-suited to our times' DAILY MAIL

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008371043
Publication date: 14th May 2020
Author: Lindsay Clarke
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 208 pages
Categories: Myth & legend told as fiction, Historical adventure,

About Lindsay Clarke

Acclaimed author Lindsay Clarke won the 1989 Whitbread Prize for Fiction with The Chymical Wedding and is also well-known for Alice's Masque. He has an extensive knowledge of mythology and legend and runs workshops in the UK and abroad.

More About Lindsay Clarke

More Books By Lindsay Clarke

Cover for The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clarke
Cover for The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clarke
Cover for The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clarke
Cover for The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clarke
Cover for The Chymical Wedding by Lindsay Clarke
View All Books By Lindsay Clarke

Share this book