The Hittite

The Hittite

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
Rate this:
This is the tale of Lukka, the Hittite soldier who traveled across Greece in search of the vicious slave traders who kidnapped his wife and sons.  He tracks them all the way to war-torn Troy.  There he proves himself a warrior to rank with noble Hector and swift Achilles.  Lukka is the man who built the Trojan horse for crafty Odysseus, who toppled the walls of Jericho for the Isrealites, who stole beautiful Helen - the legendary face that launched a thousand ships - from her husband Menaleus after the fall of Troy and fought his way across half the known world to bring her safely to Egypt.
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780765324023
Branch Call Number: SF BOV
Characteristics: 317 p. ;,25cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

librarymovieguy Aug 14, 2013

A lively little number. Bova sets a torrid pace early.

Jul 29, 2011

Good read. Pure fiction set in the historical background of the Trojan War.

gwsuperfan Dec 13, 2010

An interesting look at the Trojan War and fall of Troy. Slightly predictable, but also containing some interesting interpretations of the origins of the legends surrounding Troy and the battle over Helen.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at PMPL

To Top