List of Reviews

Fiction: Books Based on the Myths
· Hilary Bailey: “Cassandra, Princess of Troy”
· Elizabeth Cook: “Achilles”
· Caroline B. Cooney: “Goddess of Yesterday”
· Adèle Geras: “Troy”
· Laura Gill: “Helen’s Daughter”
· Valerio Massimo Manfredi: “Heroes”
· Colleen McCullough: “The Song of Troy”
· Clemence McLaren: “Inside the Walls of Troy”
· Madeline Miller: “The Song of Achilles”
· Jennifer South: “Andromache: Stealing Tomorrow”

Fiction: Books Inspired by the Myths
· Josephine Angelini: “Starcrossed”
· Josephine Angelini: “Dreamless”
· Josephine Angelini: “Goddess”
· Shana Norris: “Troy High”
· Shana Norris: “Overtime”
· Dan Simmons: “Ilium”
· Dan Simmons: “Olympos”

Non-Fiction Books
· Caroline Alexander: “The War That Killed Achilles”
· Margalit Fox: “The Riddle of the Labyrinth”
· Simon Goldhill: “How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today”
· Bettany Hughes: “Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore”
· Scott Huler: “No-Man’s Lands”
· Jonathan Shay: “Achilles in Vietnam”
· Jon Solomon: “The Ancient World in the Cinema”
· David A. Traill: “Schliemann of Troy: Treasure and Deceit”

Graphic Novels
· Eric Shanower: “Age of Bronze: Sacrifice”
· Eric Shanower: “Age of Bronze: Betrayal, Part One”
· Eric Shanower: “Age of Bronze: Betrayal, Part Two”

· Dudley Nichols: “Mourning Becomes Electra”
· Wolfgang Petersen: “Troy”
· Dror Zahavi: “The Hunt for Troy”

· Mike Jonathan: “Road to the Globe: ‘Troilus & Cressida'”
· Michael Wood: “In Search of the Trojan War”

· Yukio Ninagawa: “The Greeks” (see also: screencaps #1, screencaps #2, screencaps #3)
· Yukio Ninagawa: “Troilus and Cressida” (see also: DVD and screencaps)

· Alesana: “Third Temptation of Paris”
· Blind Guardian: “And Then There Was Silence”
· Fear Before the March of Flames: “Taking Cassandra to the End of the World Party”
· Icehouse: “Trojan Blue”
· Loreena McKennitt: “Penelope’s Song”
· WarCry: “El guardián de Troya”

3 Comments to “List of Reviews”

  1. Hi- Do you know of any children’s picture books on the Trojan War suitable for a Kindergartener? The only one I’ve found on the web is an out-of-print golden book taht sell for around $100… Thanks for your thoughts!

    • Hi, Andrew! Unfortunately I’m not too knowledgeable about Trojan War picture books, and most of the ones I’ve looked through have too much text or violence for me to easily recommend them for a kindergartener. The only one that comes to mind might be the one you’re thinking of, but just in case it isn’t, it’s this: Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse. (There’s also this one and this one that come up under the same title. I’m not sure what the differences are, although those latter two seem to be marked for older kids.) I’ve never read this book beyond flipping through it in the bookstore so I don’t know how closely the story follows the mythology, but if you’re okay with purchasing a used copy from Amazon Marketplace it seems you can get it pretty cheap. There was also Crayola Kids Trojan Horse VHS release that you can watch in low quality parts on YouTube. Best of luck, and sorry I can’t be more helpful than that!

  2. That was helpful (you confirmed what I thought, anyway), but it’s unfortunate there’s not something truer to the story and more engaging, given how rich the source material is!

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