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Thousand Ships

by Eric Shanower

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels - General,
  • Historical - Ancient Civilizations,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10952856M
    ISBN 100613656334
    ISBN 109780613656337

    In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective. This was never the story of one woman, or two. Title: Thousand Ships Catalogue Number: Barcode: Format: BOOK Condition: New. Missing Information? Please contact us if any details are missing and where possible we will add the information to our Rating: % positive.

    for this a thousand ships carried warriors from every part of Greece; Greeks and barbarians were slain, and cities made desolate. So although it was Marlowe who undoubtedly popularised the idea of Helen as the beautiful ‘face that launched a thousand ships’, especially among English speakers, the sentiment goes back to antiquity – not just that Helen was beautiful but that.   The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. Help us create the kind of literary community you’ve always dreamed of. Donate to .

    According to legend, ten thousand ships were used to transport the surviving Rhoynar after their defeat by the Valyrian Freehold in the Second Spice War.[1] This Rhoynish migration occurred about a thousand years before the start of A Song of Ice and Fire.[2] The Rhoynar people fled Essos and eventually settled in Dorne in Westeros. "The story of A thousand ships was originally serialized in the comic book series Age of Bronze, issues " Awards: Winner of two Eisner Awards. Target Audience: Young Adult. Description: pages: chiefly illustrations ; 28 cm. Contents: Maps --A thousand ships --Afterword --Glossary of names --Genealogical charts --Bibliography. Series Title.


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A Thousand Ships, despite its great premise (the story of the Trojan War told from the POVs of the women) - doesn't offer anything new and I do not understand the hype surrounding it at all. There have been other (better written) retellings of the Trojan War by women and about women long before this one/5.

One of the Guardian's and TLS's 'Best Books of ' In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of them all/5(). In A Thousand Ships, the reader experiences Troy, what led up to the war, the war itself and all the ensuing consequences in full glory and a depth of truth and understanding never before achieved through all other writers before Ms.

Haynes came along/5(63). A Thousand Ships is published by Mantle (£). To order a copy go to or call Free UK p&p over £15, online orders only. One of the Guardian's and TLS's 'Best Books of ' In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

This was never the story of one woman, or two. It /5(K). By Natalie Haynes avg rating. 0 reviews. Find your local library.

Buy this book from to support The Reading Agency and local bookshops at no additional cost to you. In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction One of the Guardian's and TLS's 'Best Books of ' In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

This was never the story of one woman, or two/5(). One of the Guardian's and TLS's 'Best Books of ' In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of them all. A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes (Picador paperback £) I loved the Greek myths when I was a child: so many stories with so many fantastical creatures, so.

THIS is the book I have been waiting for from the marvelous writer, broadcaster and stand up comedian,Natalie Haynes ‘A Thousand Ships’ which is published today in hardback from Mantle Books, takes on the behemoth of classical epic poems, ‘The Iliad’ and it’s sequel, ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer, Both are 6th century BC, endlessly translated and debated, cornerstone oral poems.

A Thousand Ships shows why Homeric classics are such rich source material for 21st- century authors. With piercing wit and crystalline prose Haynes draws compelling parallels between the inner lives of women caught in the conflict and modern attitudes to sex and gender.5/5(24). A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist 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 them In the middle of the night, Creusa wakes to find her beloved Troy engulfed in flames. Today, it's another review of a book on this year's Women's Prize long-list, A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes. Today's review is all about Natalie Haynes' novel, A Thousand Ships that is on this year's Women's Prize long-list.

But before the review, what's it about. Here's the synopsis: In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the. A Thousand Ships - (pb) - - Fiction & Literature - In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

This was never the story. Author Natalie Haynes Published by Pan Macmillan ISBN EAN BIC Code Cover Paperback In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was. A Thousand Ships | Natalie Haynes | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Format: I read the hardcover book borrowed from the library and then finished the last 50 pages as an Audiobook.

Blurb: In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist 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 them. "The face that launched a thousand ships" is a well-known figure of speech and a snippet of 17th-century poetry that refers to Helen of Troy.

The poetry of Shakespeare 's contemporary English playwright Christopher Marlowe is responsible for what is among the most lovely and famous lines in English literature.

A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes. A Book Review by Katrina Webb. A Thousand Ships begins with the voice of Calliope, the muse of epic poetry but this is not to be the expected tale of the fall of Troy through the eyes of the men, warriors, kings and gods of Ancient Greece and Troy.

Read more. In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fans of Madeline Miller and Pat Barker.

This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of all of them In the middle of the night, Creusa wakes to find her beloved Troy engulfed in flames. Drawn from the myths and legends of centuries, A Thousand Ships presents anew for the twenty-first century the complete prelude to the Trojan War--each sensual touch, every savage blow, the smiles and tears, the lust and betrayal, the entire tapestry of drama and action.

Eric Shanower's historically accurate illustrations and compelling /5(37). Natalie Haynes’ A Thousand Ships is a heavy read, but it is also a beautiful one. Somehow Haynes managed to make reading about the death, depression, and devastation of all these women a poetic experience.

Pick up this book and you will be sure to .A Thousand Ships is a gripping presentation perfectly suited to a modern readership and brings this age-old tale to a whole new generation of readers." — Midwest Book Review " an excellent narrative that draws the reader into the story.".