An Iliad

By Baricco, Alessandro & Goldstein, Ann

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ISBN
978-0-30726-355-1
Publisher
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on March 15, 2006

Inspired to stage a public reading ofThe Iliad , Baricco (Silk ) soon felt compelled to "intervene" in the original text to make it more palatable for a modern audience. The result, now published as a novella, makes for a shorter but still powerful tale of the siege of Troy by the Achaeans. Working from a prose translation by Maria Grazia Ciani, Baricco streamlined scenes and removed the gods from the ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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