Achilles
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115 pages ; 20 cm.
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English

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Originally published: London : Methuen, 2001.
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Born of god and king, and hidden as a girl until Odysseus discovers him, Achilles becomes the Greeks' greatest warrior at Troy. Into his story comes a cast of fascinating characters -- among them Hector, Helen, Penthiselaia the Amazon Queen, and the centaur Chiron; and finally John Keats, whose writings form the basis of a meditation on the nature of identity and shared experience. Achilles is an affirmation of the story's enduring power to reach across centuries and cultures to the core of our imagination. This powerful, passionate, and beautifully crafted retelling of the epic tale of Achilles re-creates Homer's fated hero in a new and striking reality. Born of the Sea nymph Thetis by the mortal King Peleus, and hidden as a girl until Odysseus discovers him, Achilles becomes the Greeks' greatest warrior at Troy. Into his story comes a cast of fascinating characters, among them, Hector, Helen, Penthiseleia the Amazon Queen, and the centaur Chiron; and finally John Keats, whose writings form the basis of a meditation on the nature of identity and shared experience. An unforgettable and deeply moving work of fiction, Achilles is also an affirmation of the story's enduring power to reach across centuries and cultures to the core of our imagination.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cook, E. (2002). Achilles (1st Picador USA ed.). Picador USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cook, Elizabeth. 2002. Achilles. Picador USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cook, Elizabeth. Achilles Picador USA, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cook, Elizabeth. Achilles 1st Picador USA ed., Picador USA, 2002.

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