Full of heroism, desire and drama * Eastern Daily Press * Fry's knowledge of the world - ancient and modern - bursts through at the seams . . . The reader will find themselves on a fun romp through the world's greatest story * Daily Telegraph * Curl up on your sofa as Stephen brings to life the legendary . . . passionate and powerful story of Troy * The List * Astonishing . . . an excellent read * The Oldie * Stephen Fry takes the reader into the heart of a story both mythical and grounded in history * Northern Life Magazine * Tragedy and passion abound as Fry retells the epic siege of Troy * Metro * A wondrous new immersion in ancient stories we only thought we knew. Brilliant, funny, erudite, inventive, surprising and enthralling -- Richard North Patterson Lively, humorous and intimate, this retelling has real charm * Guardian * Perfect for the 21st Century. Ebullient, funny, Fry retells the Greek myths with elegance * The Times * Fry's lively writing certainly conveys his lifelong passion for Greek myths . . . It's a rollicking good read * Independent * An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales * Observer * An amiable meander through the historic sources . . . Fry's light and graceful tone helps to ease the unfamiliar reader through the complicated genealogies * The Times *.