The Songs of the Kings

Title The Songs of the Kings
Names Unsworth, Barry.
Book Number BR015325
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation A retelling of events preceding the expedition of Greek warriors to conquer Troy, delayed by adverse winds that keep the fleet trapped at home. Recounts the betrayal and sacrifice of King Agamemnon's daughter Iphigeneia to appease the gods and obtain favorable sailing conditions. Some violence and some strong language. 2003.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Medium Length Book - MD
Violence - VI
Strong Language - ST
Historical Fiction, World-Prehistoric - 1600 - HWFP
Historical Fiction World - HWF
War & Military Fiction - WARF
Legends, Folklore, Mythology - MYTHS
Fiction Set In Other Countries - FORF
Braille Book Review, Jul-Aug 2005 - B405
Audience Notes A retelling of events preceding the expedition of Greek warriors to conquer Troy, delayed by adverse winds that keep the fleet trapped at home. Recounts the betrayal and sacrifice of King Agamemnon's daughter Iphigeneia to appease the gods and obtain favorable sailing conditions. Some violence and some strong language. 2003.
LC Subject Iphigenia (Greek mythology) - Fiction
Agamemnon (Greek mythology) - Fiction
Trojan War - Fiction
Greece - History - To 146 B.C - Fiction
Humor
Fantasy fiction
Call Number 823.914 AFI
Language English
Released 2003
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2003 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st ed. in the U.S.A. New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2003.
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