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The warfare among the Greeks and the Trojans has reached a fever pitch. angry through Agamemnon, the nice Greek warrior Achilles is in his tent, refusing to struggle. yet then Trojan prince Hector slaughters Patroclus, Achilles’ shut buddy. keen or now not, Achilles needs to take revenge for his friend’s demise, whether it's going to bring about his own.

The Anger of Achilles is a novelized interpretation of Homer’s Iliad, told by means of famous classicist and old novelist Robert Graves. during this leading edge tackle the vintage story, Achilles involves lifestyles in all his bright rage, bravery, ardour, and lust for conflict. Combining his complicated services in historic Greek struggle and tradition with a expertise for telling a compelling tale, Robert Graves is the right translator to convey this historic epic of warfare to a latest audience.


Robert Graves (1895-1985) used to be an English novelist, poet, and translator of Classical Greek and Roman literature, and probably the most in demand English writers of the twentieth century. He used to be an exceptionally prolific author, who released greater than a hundred and forty novels and collections of poetry. as well as novels and poetry, he released groundbreaking research of Greek mythology, in addition to memoir. Graves is better recognized for his ancient novels, which come with I, Claudius, Claudius, the God, The Golden Fleece, King Jesus, and Count Belisarius.

Robert Graves served in wrestle in international warfare I and was once gravely wounded on the conflict of the Somme. Following his restoration, he wrote numerous works of conflict poetry in addition to a memoir of his time in wrestle, entitled Goodbye to All That. In 1934, Robert Graves used to be presented the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his old novels facing the Roman Emperor Claudius.

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