A powerful novel inspired by Virgil's tale of the ill-fated night raid of Euryalus and Nisus, from Roman Mysteries author Caroline Lawrence. The Trojan War is over. The survivors must find new land on which to settle, and there is war. Euryalus and Nisus, two teenage warriors among Aeneas's Trojan refugees, make a disastrous decision to raid the camp of their enemy. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 14+
Caroline Lawrence grew up in Bakersfield, California and studied Classics at Berkley, later winning a scholarship to study at Cambridge. Caroline has been awarded the Classical Association Prize for a 'significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics' for her Roman Mysteries children's books, also adapted into a successful children's TV show on the BBC. Caroline lives in London.