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    Following the best-selling retellings of the Greek myths in Mythos and Heroes, Stephen Fry's bewitching third volume, Troy - concerning love and war, passion and power - is now ready for ordering.    

    The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for 10 whole and very bloody years.  

    It is Zeus, the king of the gods, who triggers the war when he asks the Trojan prince Paris to judge the fairest goddess of them all. Aphrodite bribes Paris with the heart of Helen, wife of King Menelaus of the Greeks, and naturally, nature takes its course. 

    It is a terrible, brutal war with casualties on all sides as well as strained relations between allies. The Greek's most fearsome warrior, Achilles, argues with King Agamemnon, his commander, over another woman, the Trojan slave Briseis. The consequences lead to terrible tragedies.

    In Troy you will find heroism and hatred, love and loss, revenge and regret, desire and despair. It is these human passions, written bloodily in the sands of a distant shore, that still speak to us today.   

    It is a myth in which we seek the truth about ourselves and which Stephen Fry brings breathtakingly to life.  

    ©2020 Stephen Fry (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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    Amazing! Just it isn’t broken down by chapters well.

    The book is amazing and if you liked the two previous voyages into greek mythology you will love this. Very calming and enchanting. The reason for a star less is because it isn’t broken by chapters well. It has two giant chapters of 4 hours in the middle and even the other ones comprise a few so it’s a bit hard to orient yourself if you want to listen to something again. But that’s audibles fault and not Stephan Fry’s. No fault with him or his work. Brilliant as always.

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    Loved it

    Like the previous books, I enjoyed this one immensely! I highly recommend the audiobook as well.

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    5 Stars

    All three books - Mythos, Heroes and Troy - are brilliant. They are a pleasure to read and to listen to.

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    loved it!

    i loved this series, the narration and the story! I hope there will be more

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    Third time- still great

    As always delightful and clever. love the greeks and love Stephen Fry even more who could make me enjoy Troy again even though I was never particularly fond of that specific story.
    Really great narative and fun to listen to.

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    Was für ein großer Spaß!

    Die zwei ersten Hörbücher Frys zur griechischen Mythologie sind großartig, aber dieses schießt wirklich den Vogel ab! Eine unbedingte Hörempfehlung für jeden, der Heldensagen mag, Stephen Fry liebt und die griechische Mythologie faszinierend findet. Ich hoffe, die Odyssee folgt bald!

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    Genial

    Stephan Fry enttäuscht auch hier nicht. genial erzählt, toll aufgearbeitet und neu zum Leben erweckt.

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    Awesome in every regard…

    Alles erstklassig…Perfekt produziert…Meisterlich vorgelesen von einem großen Geist. Angenehm nah am Homer ohne zu kopieren…


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    Can't wait dir the Odyssey 🤓

    Never has this Story been Rolf in such a brillant, enlighted and simply funny but was aus by masterous Stephen Fry.🙌

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    Really good book

    I am a fan of Greek Mythology, Fry makes it even better with his narration!