Uncategorized Three Troys July 1, 2013 2 Comments [Spoilers for the books and movies mentioned.] A week or so ago I read Previous Post Next Post You may also like November 18, 2012 The Roman Tragedies January 16, 2013 The Kindle Paperwhite March 21, 2013 In search of short stories 2 Comments I was lucky. My first introduction to the story of Troy was “The Iliad” quickly followed by “The Odyssey” (which I had been introduced to in 10th Grade through other perspectives on Odysseus). I’ve read several retellings, though not “The Firebrand,” and all but one of them have felt lacking. That one is Euripides “The Trojan Women” which I’ve also called the first fanfic (face it, one of the big tropes in fandom is retelling the story from an alternate POV.). Anyway, my biggest issue with the movie “Troy” was Eric Bana. Reply Really? I liked Eric Bana quite a lot as Hector. He had a lot of dignity that the rest of the movie was lacking. I recommend The Firebrand, but it might help to read it as a teenager. The ideas could seem a little obvious now. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.