When Prince Paris of Troy kidnapped Helen and her baby son Nico, the furious Greeks fought for years against his seemingly invincible city. But as Nico reaches his teens, he decides to take a hand in the war himself -- by removing the ancient secret, Troy's "luck", from the temple. This legendary tale of heroism and friendship reaches new levels of excitement.
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I highly recommend this book to children and young adults interested in general in reading good fiction, and more specifically in Greek mythology. It is an old book now, but due to its subject matter is not outdated. It brings a whole new, intimate level to the legends of the past. I would even recommend it to adults as a good example of a quick, light, undemanding - yet rewarding - read.