The silence of the girls
Publication year: 2018
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Resource type: Physical
Costa Novel Award 2018 Shortlist
Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist
Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Shortlist
When her city falls to the Greeks, Briseis's old life is shattered. She is transformed from queen to captive, from free woman to slave, awarded to the god-like warrior Achilles as a prize of war. And she's not alone.
Number of reservations: 3
My first dip into Pat Barker and I should not have left it so long. A marvellous take on the old legend, told with sure pace and beauty.