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Book Information: Talisman of Troy, the

Talisman of Troy, the (1994) [Novel]
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A castaway tossed onto a deserted beach is the last survivor of a world that no longer exists. He has a terrible, fascinating story to tell—the true reason for which the Trojan War was fought …

The protagonist of this tale is Diomedes, the last of the great ancient Greek Homeric heroes, who seeks to return to his beloved homeland after years of war against Troy. But destiny has other plans for him. Betrayed by his wife, who plots to murder him and persecuted by hostile gods, he has no choice but to turn his sails west, towards Hesperia, the mysterious mist-shrouded land that will one day be called Italy. He ventures boldly into this new world, for he carries with him the magic Talisman of Troy, a mysterious, powerful idol that can make the nation that possesses it invincible …

Original title: Le paludi di Hesperia
Alternative titles: Heroes
Original languages: Italian

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Genre: FictionFantasySaga, Myth, and Legend
FictionFantasyHistorical
FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)Greece

Edition #1: The Talisman of Troy

The Talisman of Troy (2004)
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Language: English

Translated by: Christine Feddersen-Manfredi
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Heroes (October 6, 2006)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 9780330445252
Pages: 288

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The Talisman of Troy (2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 0330426532
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