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Publisher — Hamish Hamilton UK
Date Published — October 03, 2018
ISBN — 9780241338094

The Silence of the Girls

Pat Barker

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Publisher — Hamish Hamilton UK
Date Published — October 03, 2018
ISBN — 9780241338094
One of Vanity Fair's Best Fall Books of 2018

“An important, powerful, memorable book that invites us to look differently not only at The Iliad but at our own ways of telling stories about the past and the present.”
–Emily Wilson, translator of The Odyssey 

 
There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent – till now. Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story? Discover the greatest Greek myth of all – retold by the witness history forgot.