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The Story of the Amulet (Naxos Junior Classics)

By Edith Nesbit (Author)
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This new and exciting translation of Homers epic war poem, The Iliad, is told with excitement and character by Anton Lesser. The poem concentrates on the key 50 days during the ten-year war, when there is strife not only between the Greeks and the defending Trojans, but also within the Greek forces themselves. The mighty warrior Achilles, angry with Agamemnon, withdraws from the battle and only returns to face Hector when his close companion Patroclus is killed. This abridged version offers the key moments.

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Item Specifications...

Format: Abridged,   Audiobook
Studio: Naxos AudioBooks
Pages   2
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 5.4" Width: 4.9" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  CD
Release Date   Sep 1, 2007
Publisher   Naxos AudioBooks
ISBN  962634461X  
ISBN13  9789626344613  

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E. Nesbit 1858-1924, was an English author and poet, who wrote or collaborated on more than 60 works of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television and are still popular today, such as The Treasure Seekers and Five Children and It.

English author Edith Nesbit's impressive body of work includes poems, plays, novels, and even ghost stories, however, she is best known for her beloved children's adventure stories, published under the name E. Nesbit. Among Nesbit's best-known works are The Story of the Treasure-Seekers, The Railway Children, The Wouldbegoods and Five Children and It. Nesbit's novels departed from the children's literary tradition of fantasy-worlds popularized by Lewis Carroll and Kenneth Grahame, and instead focused on the adventures to be had from real-life experiences. Nesbit's work inspired other writers like C. S. Lewis, P. L Travers, and J. K. Rowling, and many of her stories have been adapted for film and television. In addition to writing, Nesbit was an activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist group that provided the foundation for the modern British Labour Party. Nesbit died in 1924.

Edith Nesbit was born in 1858 and died in 1924.

Edith Nesbit has published or released items in the following series...

  1. New York Review Children's Collection
  2. Opie Library

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1Books > Audio CDs > Children's Fiction > Classics
2Books > Audio CDs > Children's Fiction > Fantasy
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4Books > Special Features > New & Used Textbooks
5Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
6Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
7Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Classics by Age > General
8Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Classics by Age
9Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths > General
10Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths
11Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror > Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
12Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12
13Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction

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