There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now. Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness that history forgot . . .
Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story?
The Bodley Medal is awarded by the Bodleian Libraries to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the worlds in which the Bodleian is active: literature, culture, science, and communication.
Author Patricia Mary W. Barker, CBE, FRSL was awarded the Bodley Medal in 2020. She is an English writer and novelist. Born in 1943 and living in Durham, she has won many awards for her fiction, which centres on themes of memory, trauma, survival and recovery. Her highly acclaimed work is described as direct, blunt and plainspoken.
- Paperback - 336 pages
- Dimensions 198mm x 20mm x 129mm
- ISBN 9780241983201