The Trojan Women

The Trojan Women

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by Caroline Bird
     
 

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The war is over. Beyond the prison walls, Troy and its people burn. Inside the prison, the city’s captive women await their fate. Stalking the antiseptic confines of its mother and baby unit is Hecuba, the fallen Trojan queen. But her grief at what has been before will soon be drowned out by the horror of what is to come, as the Greek lust for vengeance

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The war is over. Beyond the prison walls, Troy and its people burn. Inside the prison, the city’s captive women await their fate. Stalking the antiseptic confines of its mother and baby unit is Hecuba, the fallen Trojan queen. But her grief at what has been before will soon be drowned out by the horror of what is to come, as the Greek lust for vengeance consumes everything – man, woman and baby – in its path.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849437127
Publisher:
OBERON BOOKS Ltd
Publication date:
11/05/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
415 KB

Meet the Author

Caroline Bird’s previous theatre credits include Sixty-Six Books (Bush Theatre) where she wrote a piece inspired by Leviticus, and The Trial of Dennis the Menace (Purcell Room, Southbank Centre), a musical inspired by the Beano. She is the author of three poetry collections: Looking Through Letterboxes, Trouble Came To The Turnip and Watering Can. She has been shortlisted twice for the Dylan Thomas Prize and Watering Can also achieved a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Caroline was one of the five official poets at London Olympics 2012 and her poem ‘The Fun Palace’ is now erected on the Olympic Site. Her fourth poetry collection, The Hat-Stand Union, will be published in June 2013.

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