The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War

The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War

Caroline Alexander


"Spectacular and consistently surprising."
-Ken Burns

Written with the authority of a student and the power of a bestselling narrative historian, The conflict That Killed Achilles is an excellent and completely well timed presentation of 1 of the undying tales of Western civilization. As she did in The Endurance and The Bounty, New York Times bestselling writer Caroline Alexander has taken aside a story we expect we all know and positioned it again jointly in a manner that shall we us see its actual strength. within the approach, she unearths the meant topic of Homer's masterwork-the tragic classes of battle and its enduring devastation.

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