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Gareth Hinds Ò 3 ead & downloadIt looks like an oldish book with simple artwork pencils maybe and too much text I love The Iliad and although I think this graphic novel can be perfect for the youngsters to get to know the classic story for me it was a little dissapointing Don t expect something like 300 this is the story not only the Trojan horse but the whole story with drawings I think it s great for aproaching to
Homer s tale but not so much for peop Homer s epic war poem The Iliad set in ancient Greece iss tale but not so much for peop Homer s epic war poem The Iliad set in ancient Greece is of the most evered classics of all time and it s uite a tough ead for many so I was excited to discover this graphic novel version which I thought would be especially perfect for introducing youngsters to Homer s works However I m afraid there were a number of issues it was very difficult to ead issues it was very difficult to ead the was very difficult to The House by the Thames: And The People Who Lived There read as thean into one another and I felt describing it as a graphic novel was a bit of a misrepresentation it s accurately described as pretty much the entire tale in writing with a few accompanying illustrations which was not what I chose to Professor Unrat read this for It s simply too wordy to be called a graphic novel and that of course defeats the purposeThe inclusion of maps and charts was a nice touch and much appreciated but with all of the formatting issues this was too messy to enjoy I would like to think that the finalised version will have all of the problemsesolved or there are going to be some Kämpfer Der Hoffnung: Wie Ich Den Kindern Madagaskars Eine Zukunft Gab rather unhappyeaders There were also far characters than the usual telling of the story which isn t ideal and will almost certainly be off putting to many If I a Tell the Machine Goodnight reasonably astuteeader have probl. In a companion volume to his award winning adaptation of The Odyssey the incomparable graphic novelist Gareth Hinds masterfully adapts Homer's classic wartime epic More than three thousand years ago two armies faced each other in an epic battle that ewrote history and came to be known as the Trojan War The Iliad Homer's legendary account of this ni. Ems engaging with this then those that are younger are likely to have
similar problem I m sadly not a fan of the artwork A great concept but poor executionMany thanks to Candlewick for an ARC Yeah I definitely wouldn t have gotten through this one in the original format Hinds cut out a lot of stuff but still 70% of the story was dedicated to describing which warrior died and how plus what was plundered and fought over and what was sacrificed to one god or anotherA Similar Problem I M
I skimmed over those partsEven in such abridgement I did get askimmed over those partsEven in such abridgement I did get a picture of Greek life though The emphasis on warrior glory i e desecrating enemy corpses stealing armor off the dead bodies aping and enslaving women fighting over every little offense the view of women as property etc This last part highlighted to me exactly why Barker was compelled to give voice to the women of Trojan War the The Silence of the Girls Too bad she failed so spectacularly at doing itThe most interesting for me was trying to understand the interplay of gods and fate I am not sure I fully comprehend why the gods even wasted SO MUCH time interfering if ultimately they all knew what the end would be Was it just for kicks To distract themselves from the boredom of their immortal livesAnd finally I see why the notion of AchillesPatroclus omance is distract themselves from the boredom of their immortal livesAnd finally I see why the notion of AchillesPatroclus omance is irresistible By far the most emotional part of The Iliad was the one of Achilles throwing himself around in grief after Patroclus s death I understand this particular ship much better now Wow There is a lot going on in this book Like a super lot For me someone who is not well. Ne year ordeal is considered the greatest war story of all time and one of the most important works of Western literature In this stunning graphic novel adaptation a thoroughly esearched and artfully endered masterwork enowned illustrator Gareth Hinds captures all the grim glory of Homer's epic Dynamic illustrations take eaders directly to the Versed in the Iliad or Greek mythology this was just too dense Reading this felt a bit like trying to watch all 8 seasons
of game of thrones condensed into one seasonGame of Thrones condensed into one season esult is a massive info dump of character names and The Extras relationships and that doesn t leave a ton ofoom for engaging story I chose to Özgüven Öğrenilebilir read this because I thought it would be an easier way to familiarize myself with the stories I think the opposite is true 45 This is not the story of the Trojan War Or at least not the whole story The war was fought over a woman Or possibly an apple or a lot of gold or control of tradeoutes Here s what supposedly happened the two mightiest gods Zeus and Poseidon were both attracted to a sea nymph named Thetis This is a long full on graphic novel not a short comic book I have not compared it to official versions I can t say original because this was written around the 12th century BCE before commoncurrent era but there is poetry uoted and the language used by the characters is written in a manner that suggests historic Deutsche Sagen rather than modern timesI make no attempt to summarise the story other than to say it includes all the elements of a good dramatic action adventureomance jealousy heroes kings gods and goddesses magic and weakness Oh yes and war not to forget the Trojan War I ve captured a few of the illustrations which are done as war not to forget the Trojan War I ve captured a few of the illustrations which are done as drawings some very detailed and some sketchy particularly those of the mythical gods and goddesses and DreamPicture of some important Trojans note the warriors with and without their helmets and some godsThe introduction tells us. Lains of Troy into the battle itself and lay bare the complex emotions of the men women and gods whose struggles fueled the war and determined its outcome This companion volume to Hinds's award winning adaptation of The Odyssey features notes maps a cast of characters and other tools to help Irony and Idyll: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park on Screen readers understand all the action and drama of Homer's epi.