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The Talisman of Troy By Valerio Massimo Manfredi

The Talisman of Troy
by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

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Another grandiose and brutal epic of the ancient world from the bestselling author of the 'Alexander' trilogy, Spartan and The Last Legion
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The Talisman of Troy by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

A castaway tossed onto a deserted beach is the last survivor of a world that no longer exists. He has a terrible, fascinating story to tell - the true reason for which the Trojan War was fought ...

The protagonist of this tale is Diomedes, the last of the great ancient Greek Homeric heroes, who seeks to return to his beloved homeland after years of war against Troy. But destiny has other plans for him. Betrayed by his wife, who plots to murder him and persecuted by hostile gods, he has no choice but to turn his sails west, towards Hesperia, the mysterious mist-shrouded land that will one day be called Italy. He ventures boldly into this new world, for he carries with him the magic Talisman of Troy, a mysterious, powerful idol that can make the nation that possesses it invincible ...

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About Valerio Massimo Manfredi


Valerio Massimo Manfredi is professor of classical archaeology at Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. He has published nine works of fiction, including the 'Alexander' trilogy, which has been translated into 24 languages in 38 countries. He has written and hosted documentaries on the ancient world and has written screenplays for cinema and television.

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GOR002684904
The Talisman of Troy by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2004-10-15
288
0330426532
9780330426534
N/A
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