Ancient Greece

The Silence of the Girls

By Pat Barker - Published 2018



In the ninth year of the siege of Troy, the Greek hero Achilles raids the town of Lyrnessus, and in one day Queen ...Read Review

The Siege and Fall of Troy

By Dan-El Padilla Peralta (intro.) - By Robert Graves - Published 2018


Children/Young AdultEpic

A re-issue of Robert Graves’ retelling of the Homeric myths is always welcome, and the new introduction by Dan-El Padilla Peralta makes the ...Read Review

For the Immortal

By Emily Hauser - Published 2018



The final novel in the Golden Apple trilogy from Emily Hauser is a triumphant finale. This story continues to draw from the many ...Read Review

The Falcon of Sparta

By Conn Iggulden - Published 2018



Artaxerxes is the Persian king’s oldest son and heir. Cyrus is Artaxerxes’ younger brother, and the main character of the book, at ...Read Review

The World Beyond

By Deanna Madden - Published 2017


The World Beyond is a coming-of-age story set in 429 BC ancient Athens, where slaves and women do not share the freedoms extolled by ...Read Review

The Athenian Women

By Alessandro Barbero - By Antony Shugaar (trans.) - Published 2018



Alessandro Barbero’s The Athenian Women is a complex tale highlighting the class struggles of women subjugated under a patriarchal system and of ...Read Review


By Madeline Miller - Published 2018



Madeline Miller returns to the Homeric epics for the inspiration for her second novel, Circe. While the first, The Song of Achilles, focuses ...Read Review

Clytemnestra: The Mother’s Blade

By Victoria Grossack and Alice Underwood - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Set firmly in the Bronze Age, this novel once again gives us the eternally re-fought conflict that ensued, when the Greek city-states, led ...Read Review

Death on Delos

By Gary Corby - Published 2017



If a murder investigation could be fun, it would look like Death on Delos. The priestess, Diotima, and her husband, Niko, lead the ...Read Review

The Macedonian

By Nicholas Guild - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

In the north of Greece in the ancient kingdom of Macedon, a boy is born to a mother who despises him and a ...Read Review

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