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2 edition of Torn from Troy found in the catalog.

Torn from Troy

by Patrick Bowman

  • 362 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Ronsdale Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trojan War,
  • Juvenile fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Bowman
    SeriesOdyssey of a slave -- v. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.B6855 T67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24826446M
    ISBN 109781553801108
    LC Control Number2010674572
    OCLC/WorldCa689506790

    Electronic books Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Bowman, Patrick, Torn from Troy. Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource. The Aeneid (/ ɪ ˈ n iː ɪ d / ih-NEE-id; Latin: Aeneis [ae̯ˈneːɪs]) is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the comprises 9, lines in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas's wanderings from Troy to.

    In June I tried an experiment: After speaking to the John Wanless Book Club about Torn from Troy, I distributed copies of my second manuscript, The Sea God's Curse, and asked them for was tremendously useful! Thank you to all of you who helped/5(85). #Bookreview: Torn from Troy #epic #myth This is a special post I do once a month to highlight a book I reviewed some time ago, but never actually featured on my blog. Because this is an author blog and not a book blog, I don’t always feature all the books I read.

      "The books are very different but they all draw an extraordinary power from the originals." The real message of the fall of Troy Homer Odyssey: Oldest extract discovered on clay tablet. Book 1, lines Quote 4: "'The man you seek is here. I stand before you, Trojan Aeneas, torn from Libyan waves. O you who were alone in taking pity on the unutterable trials of Troy, who welcome us as allies to your city and home- a remnant left by Greeks, harassed by all disasters known on land and sea.'" Book 1, lines


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Torn from Troy by Patrick Bowman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Torn from Troy is a retelling of The Odyssey from the point-of-view of a year-old Trojan slave. For a book that I didn't have much hope for, I was really entertained. Alexi is "Torn from Troy" when they are invaded by the Greeks. He is enslaved by none other than Odysseus himself/5.

The book begins with the sacking of Troy when year-old Alexi watches his older sister killed and then runs and hides from the Greek invaders. He is captured and made a slave to Odysseus.

He also makes an enemy of one of the Greek soldiers whose name I heard as Yuri. (The one disadvantage I have found to listening to audio books is not /5(5).

Torn from Troy is a Torn from Troy book 's view of one of the best adventure stories ever told. "- Tim Wynne-Jones, author of Rex Torn from Troy book, The Great Pretender. "a€œScrew up your courage and screw on your sea legs a€" therea€ (TM)s a wild ride ahead!/5(5).

Torn from Troy Two-and-a half millennia after it was created, Homer’s Odyssey remains one of humanity’s most memorable adventure stories.

In this re-creation of Homer’s classic as a young adult novel, we see the aftermath of the Trojan War through the eyes of Alexi, a fifteen-year-old Trojan boy. Read "Torn from Troy Odyssey of a Slave: Book 1" by Patrick Bowman available from Rakuten Kobo.

Two-and-a half millennia after it was created, Homer's Odyssey remains one of humanity's most memorable adventure storie 4/5. After writing software for twenty years, he slipped the corporate bonds to become a full-time children’s author. The trilogy, “Odyssey of a Slave,” grew out of his long-time interest in the Greek classics.

Torn from Troy, the first volume in the trilogy, received rave reviews from the schools. FernFolio - Torn from Troy by Patrick Bowman Fifteen-year-old Alexi and Melantha, his nineteen-year-old sister, awaken on the morning following a day of wild celebrations to mark the departure of the Greeks’ black-sailed ships after ten years of war.

Two-and-a half millennia after it was created, Homer's Odyssey remains one of humanity's most memorable adventure stories. In this re-creation of Homer's classic as a young adult novel, we see the. Today, fewer t people live in Troy, about miles southwest of Atlanta and miles from Washington D.C.

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review: Torn From Troy by Patrick Bowman Ronsdale Press, historical young adult in the book the tension actually peeters out towards the end, with the action to be continued in the next book.

This may or may not achieve the intended effect -- to keep readers waiting for the sequel -- given the writing's mediocre quality. In Torn from Troy: Odyssey of a Slave, fifteen-year-old Alexi lives with his older sister, Melantha, in Troy when, after ten years of fighting, the Greeks capture the city using deceit and an infamous wooden structure.

By sacrificing herself in attacking and killing a Greek soldier, Melantha helps Alexi escape, although he is captured the next day. Audiobook review of Torn from Troy by Patrick Bowman. Reviewed by a high school librarian.

Annette's Book Spot: Audio Book Review: Torn from Troy. Torn from Troy is a re-creation of Homer's classic as a young adult novel, we see the aftermath of the Trojan War through the eyes of Alexi.

Book #1 in the Odyssey of a Slave Series. Two-and-a half millennia after it was created, Homer’s Odyssey remains one of humanity’s most memorable adventure stories.

7-Page Book Report For Blog. July 1, Remote interviews: How to make an impression in a remote setting. Get this from a library. Torn from Troy. [Patrick Bowman; Homer.] -- Orphaned by the war and enslaved by Odysseus himself, Alexi has a very different view of the conquering heroes of legend.

Despite a simmering anger towards his captors, Alexi gradually develops a. Book Reviews. Torn from Troy: Odyssey of a Slave. by Patrick Bowman. This inversion of Homer’s Odyssey, told from the perspective of a Trojan boy, offers raw adventure from beginning to end.

Orphaned Alexi, trying to hide from the Greeks invading his beloved Troy, is captured. The warriors spare Alexi’s life but make him their slave. Straddling the boundary between historical fiction and mythology, Torn from Troy is written in a hard, realistic style and brings to life the travails of a bronze-age slave of the Greeks in a form that will appeal especially to teen boys.

Torn from Troy is his first book. He presently makes his home in Toronto. For more about Torn from Troy, a sample from the upcoming sequel, The Sea God's Curse, and about the author himself, visit Customer Reviews. Related Searches. book by ulrike : Patrick Bowman.

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Earphones Award Winner. by Patrick Bowman | Read by Gerard Doyle Young Adult Young Adult • hrs. The morning after the Greek invasion of Troy via the Trojan horse, year-old Alexi is enslaved by Odysseus and brought aboard his ship. With a slave’s vision of the legendary heroes, Alexi.

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