From the publisher:
A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY
From the Booker Prize-winning author of Regeneration
Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Costa Novel Award
There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now. Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness that history forgot . . .
'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard
'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times
Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story?