Adventures of a Man Who Defied the Gods: A Tale Retold With a New Goal of 'Reality'
NYTimes - almost 20 years
UNDER a brilliant Mediterranean sky last fall, in a sandy cove surrounded by forested hills, a tribe of warriors gathered around a funeral pyre as eerie chants filled the air. They laid a body on the pyre and set it ablaze. ''Without Achilles we are lost,'' lamented one of the warriors. ''We will never enter Troy.'' The others agreed that the death