The Silence of the Girls
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Release Date : 30 August 2018
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9780241983218
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Book Description: A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY 'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times 'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan War whose voice has been silent - until now. Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness that history forgot . . . Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is a slave to 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? PERFECT FOR FANS OF MADELINE MILLER'S CIRCE AND THE SONG OF ACHILLES. *Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Costa Novel Award* Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths in The Women of Troy.

The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls

Author : Pat Barker
Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Fiction
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A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY 'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times 'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan War whose voice has been silent - until now. Discover ...

The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls

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Publisher : Anchor
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The Women of Troy

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Publisher : Doubleday
Genre : Fiction
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