The Silence of the Girls
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Release Date : 30 August 2018
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9780241983218
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Download or read book entitled The Silence of the Girls written by Pat Barker and published by Penguin UK online. This book was released on 30 August 2018 with total pages 336. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY From the Booker Prize-winning author of Regeneration Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction, the Costa Novel Award and the International DUBLIN Literary Award There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now. Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness that history forgot . . . 'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard 'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story?