Iliad (Kingfisher Epics)
When Helen is kidnapped by Paris, a Trojan prince, the Greek army lays siege to Troy. The Iliad tells of the nine-year war for revenge, thrillingly recounting the fierce battles between both armies' greatest warriors. This dramatic retelling of Homer's epic story retains all the excitement of the original.
Epic stories come alive through these highly readable adaptations. The Iliad tells the tale of the Trojan War and how it began even before Queen Helen left King Menelaus of Sparta for the handsome Paris, a Prince of Troy. The Odyssey takes place where and when the Iliad leaves off, describing the misfortunes that plague the Greek warrior Odysseus as he makes his way home to Ithaca after the war. These entertaining stories feature large print and numerous black and white illustrations. ~ Anh