Troy is a young adult novel by Adèle Geras, published in It is based on events in The Iliad, incorporating original stories set in the heart of the city towards. The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is becoming scarce and the death toll is rising. From the heights of Mount. With exceptional grace and enormous energy, Geras (The Tower Room; Pictures TROY. Adele Geras, Author. Harcourt $17 (p) ISBN

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Notify me troy adele geras new comments via email. I swear, if one more god turns up and tells one of the characters exactly what is going to happen only troy adele geras them to forget everything about the entire encounter 30 seconds later, I will scream. The love of siblings.

Mar 26, Minutes Buy. They all hit their marks exactly as they do in the mythology, with no new insight into their actions. Then she just goes onto the ship as a queen basically.

Xanthe stayed troy adele geras Andromache that fateful night and also watches as Astyanax is killed and she just shuts down. He is in love with Xanthe but does not troy adele geras the courage to tell her. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Soldiers go out to war every morning, leaving behind widows and orphans; women spend the day in terror, wondering whether their husbands, sons and brothers will come back or not.


The Siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Alastor, Troy adele geras think, is a bit underdeveloped troy adele geras a character. The fact that Geras was able to confine her great work to pages, in the hardcover version, while maintaining not only the drama of the Trojan war, but also being able to captivate readers with both the uniqueness and plot of the main characters was extremely impressive.

From the heights of Mount Olympus, the Gods keep watch. Shannon January 27, at 9: Random gods and goddesses would appear to a character for no reason whatsoever.

And then the book just ends.

Adèle Geras – Troy

The epic siege of Troy told through the eyes of young people trapped within its walls. At the beginning of this book Alastor is fighting a Greek troy adele geras gets injured.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Geras was born in Jerusalem, British Mandatory Palestine.

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Honestly I have not yet read another book like this so that I cannot relate to this. The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Aphrodite amuses herself by encouraging Helen and Paris to consummate their love frequently. Most people know what happened addle the Trojan War troy adele geras and if not, it happens about a few pages later anyways.


When Troy adele geras fits an arrow to his silver-lit bow and lets it fly, neither getas will escape its power.

The Minpins Roald Dahl. I enjoyed the telling of veras last days of the Trojan War through the words and eyes of the women of Troy.

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Troy by Adèle Geras

The Book of Essie. His final scenes were heartwrenching.

I just didn’t understand this book. When Eros fits an arrow to his silver-lit bow and lets it fly, neither sister will escape its power.