“Engrossing Delivers the sack of Troy as an ambitious, cinematic affair.”–The New York Times Book Review “A sexy, sweeping tale, filled with drama, sassy. The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is becoming scarce and the death toll is rising. From the heights of Mount. Troy is a young adult novel by Adèle Geras, published in It is based on events in The Iliad, incorporating original stories set in the heart of the city towards.

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Adèle Geras: “Troy” | The Trojan War Project

Now the two sisters are set up against each other and by none other than the goddess Aphrodite herself. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Oct 25, Ashley Sabourin rated it it was amazing. Troy Book Summary and Study Guide. Categories s 2 s 1 s 1 s 6 s 6 s 25 s 18 bechdel test: I was astonished, upon completion, to find that Geras has written many books.

This book takes place in ancient Troy during the Trojan War. This article needs additional citations for verification. It was a really good romance, war adelf. Inside the walled city, food is scarce and death is common.

Geras might’ve been better off writing a nonfiction book- her characters were enjoyable and realistic, sure, but tory was too much in DNF at page 80 It’s an alright read, but I couldn’t suffer through the long-winded purple prose. A young warrior named Alastor.


Inside the walled city, food is becoming scarce and the death toll is rising. Nothing original, except for a ridiculously juvenile love story of minor characters that was more filler than story.

Troy Book Summary and Study Guide

This is because for me it is too much of a love story. To be completely honest, I was actually frustrated to learn that Geras has also written an Odyssey -inspired Ithaka and an Aeneid -inspired Dido.

You left me for Helen, even though I loved you. Insgesamt fand ich die Idee interessant, und das Buch war leicht zu lesen, deswegen ist es ein gutes Buch, wenn man davor ein sehr emotionales Buch gelesen hat, weil man nicht wirklich mit dem Buch verbindet und es schnell zu Ende ist.

The perspective in the movie is mainly through the heroes, or the men; tgoy perspective in the book is through the women, royalty or otherwise—something that tended to also be a disappointment on occasion. The worst re-telling of all time. Jan 21, Jasmine rated it did gerras like it. Song of the Dark Crystal 2. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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Random gods and goddesses would appear to a character for no reason whatsoever. Gsras 17, Sam K rated it liked it. A Map of Days.

Told from the point of view of the women of Troy. I swear, if one more god turns up and tells one of the characters exactly what is going to happen only for them to forget everything about the entire encounter 30 seconds later, I will scream.


Her novels yroy adults include: Honestly I have not yet read another book like this so that I cannot relate to this. Astyanax … oh my goodness. Therefore, she turns her attention to the two sisters. Most of the book is about love and war and how the two relate. But as the city rejoices, believing the Greeks to daele gone and left a large horse statue as an offering to the Gods, the Greeks lay in wait inside the horse. The author was showing that a lot of people might do something wrong but in the end it is important to stay true to family no matter what happens.

A different perspective is offered.

And when characters started mentioning Oenone, I got rather excited. What does that mean for their civilization? The Goddess Aphroditewho started it all when she promised Paris the love of the most beautiful woman in the world, is tired of the war.