Published by Faber & Faber
When his ship is wrecked on the coast of Egypt he stumbles upon what seems to be his wife lingering outside the royal palace
But if this is the real Helen, who was the beautiful woman stolen by Paris, for whom all Greece took up arms?
Did Troy fall for nothing?
Has it all been some god's idea of a joke?
Frank McGuinness's version of Euripides' Helen premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London in August, 2009