The Tale of Troy
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The Tale of Troy  -     By: Roger Lancelyn Green

The Tale of Troy

Puffin Books / 2012 / Paperback

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Roger Lancelyn Green's The Tale of Troy is retold from Milton's' The tale of Troy divine." Featuring the classic story of Helen and the judgment of Paris, the siege of Troy, of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, this classic story will thrill young readers. With an introduction by Michelle Paver, author profile, activities, and more. Complete and unabridged. 207 pages, softcover.

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Title: The Tale of Troy
By: Roger Lancelyn Green
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 7.00 X 5.00 (inches)
Weight: 6 ounces
ISBN: 0141341963
ISBN-13: 9780141341965
Series: Puffin Classics
Stock No: WW341966

Publisher's Description

The story of Helen and the judgement of Paris, of the gathering Heroes and the seige of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece. With a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional endmatter including an author profile, who's who, activities, glossary and more.

Author Bio

Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of the The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.

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