‘The Silence of the Girls’ by Pat Barker

“Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles...How the epithets pile up. We never called him any of those things; we called him ‘the butcher’”. The Trojan War ‘The silence of the girls’ is a retelling of ‘The Iliad’ by Homer that focus on stories of women and girls who were sucked into the Trojan... Continue Reading →

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