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"Who Could That Be at This Hour?" by Lemony Snicket
All Day Permanent Red by Christopher Logue
Aristotle, containing selections from seven of the most important books by Aristotle
The Armour of Achilles by Glyn Iliffe
Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast by Bill RichardsonVirgil's fraternal twin brother
Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast Pillow Book by Bill Richardson
Batman Begins by Dennis O'Neil
The Best of the Achaeans: Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry by Gregory Nagy
Blood Oranges (A Siobhan Quinn Novel) by Kathleen Tierney
Blue Beetle: End Game by John Rogers
Blue Beetle: Reach for the Stars by John Rogers
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas BulfinchArthurian knight
Classical Mythology: The Greeks (The Modern Scholar) by Peter Meineck
Cold Calls by Christopher Logue
The Cradle Conspiracy (Harlequin Intrigue) by Robin Perini
The Dear Colleague by Frances Murray
Death Angel: A Novel by Linda Howard
Demons Not Included by Cheyenne McCray
Dictionary of Medieval Heroes: Characters in Medieval Narrative Traditions and their Afterlife in Literature, Theatre and the Visual Arts by Willem P. Gerritsen
Doctor Who: The Myth Makers by Donald Cotton
Doctor Who: The Myth Makers (BBC Radio Collection) by Donald Cotton
Doctored Images by Robert Sherrier
Doodle Bites by Polly Dunbar
The End by Lemony Snicketmentioned
Essential Homer by Homer
Essential Iliad by Homer
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
Fragments by Dan Wells
The Ghost Writer by John Harwood
Goddess of Yesterday by Caroline B. Cooney
Goodnight Tiptoe by Polly Dunbar
The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold by Robin Waterfield
La Guerra de Troya : más allá de la leyenda by Carlos Moreu
The Halls Below by Jerry Holkins
Happy Hector by Polly Dunbar
Hector & Hector und die Geheimnisse des Lebens by François Lelord
Hector and the Search for Happiness by François Lelord
Hector and the Secrets of Love by François Lelord
Hector fängt ein neues Leben an: Roman by François Lelord
Hector Finds Time by François Lelord
Hector und das Wunder der Freundschaft by François Lelord
Hector und die Suche nach dem Paradies : Hectors erste Reise ; Roman by François Lelord
Hector's Inheritance: or, The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger Jr.
Hello Tilly by Polly Dunbar
Heroides. Amores by Ovid
His Magick Touch by Kimberly Killion
His Untamed Desire [novella] by Katie Reus
The History Boys: A Play by Alan Bennett
The History Boys: The Film by Alan BennettGeneral Studies teacher
Homer and His Influence by John Adams Scott
Homer and the Epic: A Shortened Version of 'The Songs of Homer' by G. S. Kirk
Homer and the Heroic Age by J. V. Luce
Homer: German Scholarship in Translation by P. V Jones
The Iliad by Homer
The Iliad / The Odyssey by Homer
The Iliad: Volume I, Books 1-12 by Homer
Ilium by Dan Simmons
The Indestructible Man by Simon Messingham
Inside the Walls of Troy: A Novel of the Women Who Lived the Trojan War by Clemence McLaren
Joy Riders by Elizabeth Lindsay
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover by Jason Hazeley
Lapham Rising: A Novel by Roger Rosenblatt
The Liars' Club by Mary Karr
Lord of the Silver Bow by David Gemmell
Marvel Illustrated - Homer's The Iliad #1 (Marvel Comics) by Roy Thomas
Marvel Illustrated - Homer's The Iliad #2 (Marvel Comics) by Roy Thomasof Troy
Monsters, Gods, and Heroes: Approaching the Epic in Literature by Timothy B. Shutt
Not Quite A Lady by Loretta Chase
Offshore Summer by Anna Maria Wright
The Pact by Jodi Picoult
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
Perish from the Earth by Jonathan F. PutnamSpanish sailor
Pretty Pru by Polly Dunbarpig
The Prince Kidnaps a Bride by Christina Dodd
The Rage of Achilles by Terence Hawkinsof Troy
Ransom by David Malouf
Rhesus [in translation] by Euripides
The Rosie Effect by Graeme SimsionWineman
Rough Sex Gangbang by Cindy Sutton
The Siege and Fall of Troy by Robert Gravesof Troy
The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
Stranger in Paradise by Eileen Goudge
The Terrible Ones by Nick Carter
Thieves' Carnival: A Play in Four Parts by Jean Anouilh
Tiger at the Gates by Jean Giraudouxof Troy
Traditional Epics: A Literary Companion by Guida M. Jackson
Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare
Troy by Adèle Gerasof Troy
Troy: Shield of Thunder by David Gemmell
The Vile Village by Lemony Snicket
Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War by Caroline Alexander
The Warriors by Sol Yurick
Where's Tumpty? by Polly Dunbar
Wonderland Avenue : tales of glamour and excess by Daniel Sugerman
The World of Odysseus by M. I. Finley

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1.) n Greek mythology and Roman Mythology, Hector (or Hektor) (Ἕκτωρ Hektōr, pronounced [héktɔːr]) was a Trojan prince and the greatest fighter for Troy in the Trojan War. As the first-born son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba, who was a descendant of Dardanus and Tros, the founder of Troy, he was a prince of the royal house and the heir apparent to his father's throne. He was married to Andromache, with whom he had an infant son, Scamandrius (whom the people of Troy called Astyanax). He acted as leader of the Trojans and their allies in the defense of Troy, "killing 31,000 Greek fighters", offers Hyginus. During the European Middle Ages, Hector figures as one of the Nine Worthies noted by Jacques de Longuyon, known not only for his courage but also for his noble and courtly nature. Indeed, Homer places Hector as peace-loving, thoughtful as well as bold, a good son, husband and father, and without darker motives. James Redfield writes of Hector as a "martyr to loyalties, a witness to the things of this world, a hero ready to die for the precious imperfections of ordinary life."

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2.) In Perish from the Earth by Jonathan F. Putnam, Hector is a very large Spanish sailor on the riverboat War Eagle. He is very loyal to his captain, Richard Pound.

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