Book cover for A Thousand Ships

A Thousand Ships



23 July 2020
368 pages
Imprint: Picador


With her trademark passion, wit, and fierce feminism, Haynes gives much-needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War. Her thoughtful portraits will linger with you long after the book is finished
A gripping feminist masterpiece
Natalie Haynes is swiftly becoming this generation’s Mary Renault; her retelling of the Trojan war from an all-female perspective, A Thousand Ships, is her best yet.
Haynes is master of her trade . . . She succeeds in breathing warm life into some of our oldest stories