This book tells the story of Troy, as reimagined by Stephen Fry. It weaves together elements of Homer’s Iliad with modern storytelling techniques, to create a fresh and unique take on this classic tale. The result is an gripping read that will appeal to fans of mythology and historical fiction alike.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to read a fresh, new take on the classic story of Troy. It weaves together elements of Homer’s Iliad with modern storytelling techniques, to create a compelling and exciting tale that will appeal to fans of mythology and historical fiction alike.
- The story is well written and engaging
- It provides a fresh perspective on the Troy legend
- The author’s passion for the subject comes through in the writing
- The book is very dense and can be difficult to follow at times.
- It can be slow moving in parts.
- Certain chapters feel like they are unnecessary tangents from the main story.
Learn more about the author
Stephen Fry is a renowned actor, writer and comedian. He has written several best-selling books, including The Fry Chronicles and Mythos: A Retelling of the Greek Myths.
“Stephen Fry has done it again! Troy is a brilliant retelling of the classic Greek myth. It’s informative, exciting, and utterly enthralling.”
“Troy is a beautifully written reimagining of the Greek Myths. Stephen Fry has breathed new life into these age-old stories, and I was fascinated by his version of the fall of Troy. This is a must read for anyone who loves mythology or historical fiction.”
“The voice of Stephen Fry brings the characters to life in this beautifully written retelling of The Iliad. It is a journey full of love, rage, loss and fate that will keep you riveted from beginning to end.”
“Stephen Fry has done it again! This book is a work of genius, combining the classic story of Troy with modern storytelling techniques to create something truly unique. It’s an absorbing read that I simply couldn’t put down.”