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STEP INTO STEPHEN FRY'S BEWITCHING RETELLING OF THE LEGEND TROY IN HIS MOST EPIC BOOK YET'INIMITABLE' OBSERVER'A DELIGHT' DAILY TELEGRAPH________'Troy. The most marvellous kingdom in all the world . .
.'Paris the Trojan has kidnapped Helen, Greek queen and most beautiful woman of the ancient world. A thousand ships give chase and lay siege to Troy. Yet the city stands resolutely against Greek might.
Only invulnerable Achilles and wily Odysseus may lead them to victory - but the passions of mortals merely amuse the Gods and blood is easily spilled on distant shores . . .
________'An inimitable retelling. Rich, artfully humorous, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales' Observer'A fun romp through the world's greatest story. Fry's knowledge of the world - ancient and modern - bursts through' Daily Telegraph'Hugely successful, graceful' The Times'Fluent, crisp, nuanced, begins with a bang' The Times Literary SupplementPRAISE FOR STEPHEN FRY'S GREEK SERIES:'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods.
Fry is at his story-telling best . . .
the gods will be pleased' Times'A head-spinning marathon of legends' Guardian'An Olympian feat. The gods seem to be smiling on Fry - his myths are definitely a hit' Evening Standard'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant .
. . all hail Stephen Fry' Daily Mail'A rollicking good read' Independent