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❰Reading❯ ➿ A Thousand Ships Author Join or create book clubs – Sov-skaars.co 'With her trademark passion wit and fierce feminism Natalie Haynes gives much needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War' Madeline Miller author of CirceIn A Thousand Ships broadcaster and c❰Reading❯ ➿ A Thousand Ships Author Join or create book clubs – Sov-skaars.co 'With her trademark passion wit and fierce feminism Natalie Haynes gives much needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War' Madeline Miller author of CirceIn A Thousand Ships broadcaster and c 'With her trademark passion wit and fierce feminism Natalie Haynes gives much needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War' Madeline Miller author of CirceIn A Thousand Ships bro.

Adcaster and classicist A Thousand Epub / Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all female perspective This was never the story of one woman or two It was the story of all of themIn the middle of the night Creusa wakes to find her beloved Troy engulfed in flames Ten seemingly endless years of brutal conflict between the Greeks and the Trojans are over and the Greeks are victorious Over the next few hours the only life she has ever known wil.

thousand pdf ships pdf A Thousand book A Thousand Ships KindleAdcaster and classicist A Thousand Epub / Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all female perspective This was never the story of one woman or two It was the story of all of themIn the middle of the night Creusa wakes to find her beloved Troy engulfed in flames Ten seemingly endless years of brutal conflict between the Greeks and the Trojans are over and the Greeks are victorious Over the next few hours the only life she has ever known wil.

13 thoughts on “A Thousand Ships

  1. Robert B. Lamm Robert B. Lamm says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleI can't believe that this book has not received media coverage ie rave reviews Perhaps it's because it's British or perhaps because Madeline Miller rightly sucks lots of the air of Homeric retelling


  2. LinzFizz LinzFizz says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleI am a big fan of myth retellings and this one did not disappoint telling the stories of the women involved in the Trojan War and largely avoiding Helen I particularly loved Penelope's evolution through out the ten years of the Odyssey and the Cassandra chapters but even the lesser known characters all had something to contribute all added to the flip side of the narrative of the women and children who remain when the battles are w


  3. AE AE says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleThis book is a dull rehash of some pivotal events from the Iliad and Odyssey ostensibly from the point of view of the female characters In reality it is simplistic and utterly predictable and the female voices come across of superficial snarky commenters on the standard


  4. MMc MMc says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleMaynes is darkly funny Her take on the aftermath of the Trojan war from the Trojan women's perspective vividly portrays their plight Some are as bloodthirsty as their men Others find ways to maintain their dignity in the face of enslavement or even sacrifice She interweaves this main plot line with two others how and why the Greek gods started the Trojan War her description of Aphrodite and men's reaction to her cracked me up and her retelling


  5. openmypages openmypages says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleThis was a beautiful retelling of the Trojan war The characters were rich and the details fleshing out a well known story were perfect Highly recommend this one


  6. Michaela Lukesova Michaela Lukesova says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleFinally a book offering a different perspective to the ancient stories full of eternal glory for the great warriors of old Finally a book telling the stories of women left behind to whatever fate had planned for them Amazingly written clever moving real Makes you wonder about the shortsightedness and shallowness of th


  7. Suzanne Kammerer Suzanne Kammerer says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleThis was a gift to a genealogist and avid reader She loved it Said it was very interesting well written and exceptional stories Highly recommended reading


  8. Taylor Taylor says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleA great retelling of Troy


  9. insomniac insomniac says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleHaynes has to uote her Calliope “picked up the old stories and I have shaken them until the hidden women appear in plain sightThis is a great read It helped me anyway that from other ancillary reading I’m beginning to get a handle on the Iliad and the Odyssey Putting women firmly at the centre of everything and men at the periphery Haynes re


  10. Mr. William Shaffer Mr. William Shaffer says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleCongratulations and abundant thanks to Natalie Haynes for writing this estra ordinary magnificent masterpiece on the retelling of Troy through the experiences of all the women mortals goddesses and everything in between I was completely caught up in this saga that I have read so much about through many other books ALWAYS from the point of view of the men And that is so limiting and prevents great truths from being revealed But no In A Thousand Ships the reader experiences Troy what led up to the war the war itself and all the ensuing conseuences in full glory and a depth of truth and understanding never before achieved through all other writers before Ms Haynes came alongSomeone tried to tell the author that you cannot compare the p


  11. Claire B Claire B says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleI never read the Illiad or the Odyssey But I've always been interested in ancient Greece Not only does this book basically retell the story of Troy it does so in a novel way from the women's perspective So we hear from Helen the beautiful one who supposedly caused the war and Penelope the one who is waiting for Odysseus to return home and several other women that I'm afraid I hadn't heard of and some I had vaguely heard of I really enjoyed this wonderful retelling of the ancient tale Finally I understand what the fuss is about


  12. Claire h Claire h says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleCompared with pat barkers silence of the girls it’s hard to see how this book has added anything to the superb play by Euripides the Trojan women Disappointed read There are some great modern takes on the Trojan war this is not one of them


  13. Di Di says:

    eBook Join or create book clubs é A Thousand Ships eBook ß A Thousand Epub / é thousand pdf, ships pdf, A Thousand book, A Thousand Ships KindleI thoroughly enjoyed this retelling of the Trojan War from the female perspective In the past year there have been a few books out that focus on the females of the Greek myths and this book did not disappoint I preferred this to Barker’s ‘Silence of the Girls’ Haynes’ characters felt a lot authentic somehow Both authors portrayed a sensitive subject matter empathetically but Haynes de


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