Ransom: A Novel

Ransom: A Novel

David Malouf


In his first novel in additional than a decade, award-winning writer David Malouf reimagines the pivotal narrative of Homer’s Iliad—one of the main recognized passages in all of literature.
 
This is the tale of the connection among grieving males at struggle: fierce Achilles, who has misplaced his liked Patroclus within the siege of Troy; and woeful Priam, whose son Hector killed Patroclus and was once in flip savaged through Achilles. A relocating story of soreness, sorrow, and redemption, Ransom is incandescent in its gentle and robust lyricism and its unspoken vital that we think our lives within the glow of fellow feeling.

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