"Clearly should have been shortlisted for the Giller. This portrayal of
brotherly love, and of the despair and hopelessness of marginalized communities is fashioned with honesty and delicacy. This author holds great promise!"
"Pat Barker is a first rate story teller with a developed understanding of "war" and the personal costs to individuals caught up in it. In this effort she reimagines the Iliad as experienced by an enslaved Trojan woman, and Achilles, and ..."