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Ransom

Author: David Malouf
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2010], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A tale of suffering, sorrow, and redemption, "Ransom" is a retelling of one of the most famous stories in all of literature--Achilles's slaughter and desecration of Hector, and Priam's attempt to ransom his son's body in Homer's "The Iliad."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Mythological fiction
Novels
War fiction
Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character); Priam, King of Troy (Mythological character); Priam, King of Troy (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Malouf
ISBN: 9780307378774 0307378772
OCLC Number: 326509262
Notes: "A novel"--Jacket.
Awards: Commended for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011
Description: 224 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: David Malouf.
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A tale of suffering, sorrow, and redemption, "Ransom" is a retelling of one of the most famous stories in all of literature--Achilles's slaughter and desecration of Hector, and Priam's attempt to ransom his son's body in Homer's "The Iliad."

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