Contributor biographical information for The war that killed Achilles : the true story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War / Caroline Alexander.


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Caroline Alexander is the author of the international bestsellers The Endurance and The Bounty. A Rhodes Scholar, she was a lecturer at the University of Malawi, where she established the department of classics. She received her doctorate in classics at Columbia University, where she was a Mellon Fellow in the humanities. Alexander is a contributing writer to National Geographic Magazine and has written for The New Yorker, Smithsonian, and Outside


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Homer. -- Iliad.
War in literature.
Trojan War -- Literature and the war.
Achilles (Greek mythology)