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Author Cross, Gillian, author.
Title The Iliad / retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer.
Pub Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
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Edition First U. S. edition.
Descript 151 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
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Contents The golden apple -- The quarrel -- Inside the walls of Troy -- Single combat -- Paris makes an offer and the Greeks make a wall -- Greeks on the run -- Pleading with Achilles -- Spies -- Disaster for the Greeks -- The gods interfere -- Patroclus in disguise -- Patroclus meets his fate -- The wonderful armor -- Achilles goes into battle -- The gods join in -- Fighting the river -- Hector's last stand -- Honor and dishonor -- Epilogue.
Summary "Gillian Cross's fine retelling of Homer's epic story captures all the heroism and savagery of war and shows why the 'Iliad' has been called the first tragedy and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization"--Front jacket flap.
Audience Middle School.
Subject Achilles (Mythological character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Epic poetry, Greek -- Adaptations.
Heroes -- Juvenile fiction.
Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction.
Battles -- Juvenile fiction.
Deception -- Juvenile fiction.
Gods -- Juvenile fiction.
Troy (Extinct city) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Add Author Packer, Neil, illustrator.
Adaptation of (work): Homer. Iliad.
ISBN 0763678325
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