Word Salad: Big Book Club: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

Mar 20, 2019 06:30:pm Philanthropy Tribe Book Café (151 Crown Street, Wollongong)

In The Silence of the Girls, Queen Briseis has been stolen from her conquered homeland and given as a concubine to Achilles: famed hero, loathed enemy, ruthless butcher, darkly troubled spirit. Briseis's fate is now indivisibly entwined with his. This is the start of The Iliad: the most famous war story ever told. The next ten weeks will be a story of male power, male ego, male violence. But what of the women?

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Posted on March 01, 2019