Setting Archive : Turkey

(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)

Taken 2

After the events of Taken life has slowly gotten back to some form of normality for Bryan Mills and his […]

The song of Achilles

I seem to be reading a lot of myths, and myth inspired fiction, at the moment. Last it was Norse […]

Behemoth

The sequel to Leviathan No recapping on account of this being the second in a series, and if you haven’t […]

Olympos
Olympos by Dan Simoons

By Dan Simons
I really loved Ilium when I read it in June so was looking forward to this, the sequel. And it kicks off right where we left the story in the first book. Unfortunately it just didn’t work as well. All through this book I was interested in what was going on, but never gripped, never fascinated or engaged by it. Merely hmm, that’s interesting.

Ilium
Ilium by Dan Simmons

ISBN: 9780380817924 DDC: The first in the Ilium/Olympusduology. Author site ; Ilium sectionof the Ilium/Olympus wiki Ilium opens with Thomas […]

Achilles

Two rivers. Flowing in contrary directions.
Two layers of water, each moving steadily, separate and self-possessed.

When I was thinking of books to read for the myth section of Carl’s challenge I did consider the Iliad, and the Odyssey too, so when I was wandering around the library and stumbled across this book it seemed perfect. And I’m so glad I picked it up; it makes for a really good read.

Birds Without Wings

ISBN: 0099478986 I’m not really sure where to start with this review, because this book covers so much. It is […]

Troy [based on book]

based on poem by Homer So the Iliad up on the big screen. The most expensive film ever made. Bound […]