Gareth Hinds

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Friday, May 3, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

In a companion volume to his award-winning adaptation of The Odyssey, the incomparable graphic novelist Gareth Hinds masterfully adapts Homer’s classic wartime epic, The Iliad. And he's bringing it to Hicklebee's!

More than three thousand years ago, two armies faced each other in an epic battle that rewrote history and came to be known as the Trojan War. The Iliad, Homer's legendary account of this nine-year ordeal, is considered the greatest war story of all time and one of the most important works of Western literature. In this stunning graphic novel adaptation — a thoroughly researched and artfully rendered masterwork — renowned illustrator Gareth Hinds captures all the grim glory of Homer's epic.

Come meet this accomplished author illustrator and get a copy of the book Kirkus review is calling a "rousing graphic rendition of Homer's great epic...An expertly crafted rendition and a welcome invitation to younger readers to immerse themselves in the ancient past."

Gareth Hinds is the acclaimed creator of the graphic novels The Odyssey, Poe, Beowulf, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, and King Lear. He lives near Washington, D.C. Browse the rest of his books here.

The Iliad Cover Image
By Gareth Hinds, Gareth Hinds (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763696634
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

The Odyssey Cover Image
By Gareth Hinds, Gareth Hinds (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763642686
Availability: Not on our shelves now, usually available for pick-up or shipping in 1-10 days
Published: Candlewick - October 12th, 2010

Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune Cover Image
By Pamela S. Turner, Gareth Hinds (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781580895859
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - March 13th, 2018