It's All Greek to Me: From Achilles' Heel to Pythagoras' Theorem - How Ancient Greece Has Shaped Our World (Paperback)Charlotte Higgins (author)
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Publisher: Short Books Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 20 mm
Higgins delivers digestible precis and peppy plot summaries... the appendices would make fine stocking-fillers in their own right - A love letter to ancient Greece * The Telegraph *
With a marvellous display of knowledgeable enthusiasm and a keen talent for compression, (Higgins) shows just precisely why the Greeks matter * The Guardian *
Higgins takes on classical Greek, covering politics, barbarians, love, epic and ethics, all done with panache and sly wit. * Scotland on Sunday *
It's All Greek to Me is so readable, with a directness and clarity that's enormously engaging. Every generation needs to rediscover the Greeks...
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