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Walls of Wilusa: A Novel of Survival During the Trojan War By Dick Yaeger,

  • Title: Walls of Wilusa: A Novel of Survival During the Trojan War
  • Author: Dick Yaeger
  • ISBN: 9781502856890
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
  • Thirteen year old twins, Thalia and Alexio, lead a happy life on the family farm in the Kingdom of Wilusa They know nothing of the Greek armada that just arrived in the harbor But when Agamemnon s warriors murder their father, they seek refuge behind Troy s majestic walls with an idea that could push the killers back into the sea Now they encounter a new enemy embattledThirteen year old twins, Thalia and Alexio, lead a happy life on the family farm in the Kingdom of Wilusa They know nothing of the Greek armada that just arrived in the harbor But when Agamemnon s warriors murder their father, they seek refuge behind Troy s majestic walls with an idea that could push the killers back into the sea Now they encounter a new enemy embattled Trojans Only wit and daring sidetrack death from starving citizens, soulless mercenaries, and corrupt officials as they try to remain humane in a world of inhumanity Trusting only each other, the merciless years drag on, but when they are separated, all appears lost Must Thalia turn to prostitution for survival Can Alexio escape the headsman s axe for a crime he didn t commit Who will help the thieving orphans, the dwarf army commander, or the seductive
    Walls of Wilusa A Novel of Survival During the Trojan War Thirteen year old twins Thalia and Alexio lead a happy life on the family farm in the Kingdom of Wilusa They know nothing of the Greek armada that just arrived in the harbor But when Agamemnon s war

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    1. Small Spoilers Alert Walls of Wilusa was a really enjoyable novel I liked the prospect of the Trojan War told from so many different perspectives, and by ordinary people that were effected by the conflict of kings I related strongly to the characters of Thalia and Alexio, although I don t believe I could have survived as they did during such a hostile period It was also very realistic that 9 years in a Greek camp persuaded their mother, Tryphosa, to in the end be Greek than Trojan I was disappo [...]

    2. Never a dull moment Full disclosure, my father wrote this book I thoroughly enjoyed this read looking forward to picking it up again to see what happened next I have no problem shelving a book it it does not keep my interest No problem there with the one I found it to be an easy read, continual action, with a really fantastic parallel weaving in of the Trojan war Occasionally, less than a handful of times There were a few minor spots where an odd sentence did not seem to fit, but overall this di [...]

    3. For those of us who waded through The Iliad and The Odyssey in school, this is a thoroughly enjoyable counterpoint to a warrior s point of view The Trojan family who sees their homeland completely overrun my marauding Greeks has to fend for themselves, and do so with cunning but in very relatable ways Yaeger s thorough research into and understanding of the times, the geography, and the parallel events surrounding Troy shines through His use of language is strong, his plot action oriented and co [...]

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