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3%OFFMadeline Miller - The Song of Achilles: Bloomsbury Modern Classics - 9781408891384 - V9781408891384
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The Song of Achilles: Bloomsbury Modern Classics

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A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Song of Achilles, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list The god touches his finger to the arrow's fletching. Then he breathes, a puff of air - as if to send dandelions flying, to push toy boats over water. And the arrow flies, straight and silent, in a curving, downward arc towards Achilles' back. Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, the boys ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781408891384
SKU
V9781408891384
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-5

About Madeline Miller
Madeline Miller has a BA and MA from Brown University in Latin and Ancient Greek, and has taught both for over a decade. She has also studied at the Yale School of Drama, specialising in adapting classical tales to a modern audience. The Song of Achilles, her first novel, was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and was a ... Read more

Reviews for The Song of Achilles: Bloomsbury Modern Classics
I loved it
J.K. Rowling
A captivating retelling of the Iliad and events leading up to it through the point of view of Patroclus: it's a hard book to put down, and any classicist will be enthralled by her characterisation of the goddess Thetis, which carries the true savagery and chill of antiquity
Donna Tartt
At ... Read more

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