War Music by Christopher Logue

"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.

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