Giants Fall

Giants Fall

by Edward Eaton

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Giants Fall by Edward Eaton

Love, obsession, revenge, and rage. When the Trojans and the Greeks arrange for a duel between Achilles and Paris to end the war, everyone (including Queen Hecuba and Prince Paris) expect that Achilles will be victorious. After Paris wins, both camps must deal with the aftermath. The Trojans are ecstatic with their new hero, though Hecuba is not so optimistic. Helen realizes she must face more years of exile as Paris' wife. Odysseus plots and plans to steal Ajax's share of Achilles' spoils, including the lovely slave Briseis, who is given to the men for their sport. In a drunken rage, Ajax grabs his weapons and heads off to exact revenge on Odysseus and the Greeks for their insults. [A play in 9 scenes]

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941278208
Publisher: Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 11/11/2016
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Edward Eaton has studied and taught in the States, China, Israel, Oman, and France, and holds a PhD in Theatre History and Literature. He has worked as a theater director and fight choreographer, been a newspaper columnist and theater critic, and has background in playwriting. An avid SCUBA diver and skier, he resides in Boston with his wife Silviya and their son Christopher. Fiction publications include four plays in dramatic verse, the verse novella TOH'S SAGA, and the Rosi's Doors young adult time travel trilogy. Awards include: New England Book Festival 2013 Winner for Best Young Adult Novel and Reader's Favorite 2012 Silver Award Winner for Best Young Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy Novel for ROSI'S CASTLE; the 2013 Beach Book Festival Best General Fiction Winner Award for ROSI'S TIME; and the New England Book Festival 2015 Runner-Up for Poetry for GIANTS FALL.

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