Christopher Logue

Christopher Logue was a British poet and writer known for his modernist adaptations of classical texts, particularly his version of Homer's Iliad titled 'War Music'. He was also involved in various other literary and artistic endeavors, including journalism, acting, and screenwriting. His work is characterized by its inventive use of language and its political engagement.


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  1. 1. War Music

    "War Music" is a modernist adaptation of Homer's "Iliad," retelling the epic tale of the Trojan War in contemporary language. The narrative focuses on the final weeks of the ten-year war, highlighting the intense conflict between the Greek hero Achilles and the Trojan prince Hector. The book features vivid and imaginative descriptions of battles, and the characters are portrayed with psychological depth, making the ancient story accessible and engaging for modern readers.