The Gold of Troy Author:Robert Payne The true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history. — Re-live the fascinating true story of Heinrich Schliemann, a shabbily-dressed, gray-haired old scholar who wandered among the ruins of Greece with worn-out copies of Homer's ILIAD and ODYSSEY, seeking the treasures of Troy. — Be at his side when, despite a lifetime of personal unhappiness ... more »and frustration, this amateur archeologist discovers the fabled Wall of Troy and thus reveals to the modern world for the first time the richest, most exotic civilization of ancient times.
"...it could not be more readable" The Atlantic
"The story of this restless, ambitious energetic but lonely man is vividly brought to life." CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE« less