Sobre o livro
There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now.
Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story?
Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness history forgot.
'Make[s] you reflect on the cultural underpinnings of misogyny, the women throughout history who have been told by men to forget their trauma...
'She is not only a fine chronicler of war but of human nature'
'Barker is a writer of crispness and clarity and an unflinching seeker of the germ of what it means to be human'
'You go to her for plain truths, a driving storyline and a clear eye, steadily facing the history of our world'