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The Song of Achilles. Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles

ISBN: 9780062060617 | 384 pages | 10 Mb

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The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

A heartbreaking romantic tragedy that reads like flowing silk. When I can get Unnamed Person—an accountant—to read a book, I know it's good. Randall Ham sits down with Madeline Miller to talk about her award-winning novel of love between men. A selection in this year's Morning News Tournament of Books, I'm not even sure if Madeline Miller's Song of Achilles was on my radar. The Song of Achilles is a beautiful love story based on Greek mythology (and perhaps the movie Troy), and I couldn't put it down. It is challenging loving someone completely and learning to accept all that they represent. The title is also a reference to the Iliad, which literally means “the song of Troy.” I saw my story as Patroclus's song to Achilles. So The Song of Achilles is actually about Patroclus, an exiled prince who becomes Achilles' lover and steadfast companion. I'm feeling a bit lazy today, partly because I'm watching my almost 2 year-old nephew L, and I'm already a bit worn out! €The Iliad turns on Achilles' pride and his relationship with Patroclus, but Homer is sparing with the personal—so much so that, though we believe in their friendship, we do not understand it. The Song Of Achilles by Madeline Miller. In case I'd forgotten what a good story could do, Song of Achilles was ready to show me. 8 January 2013 § Leave a Comment · The Song of Achilles. The only reason I decided to read Miller's The Song of Achilles was because the book seemed to follow me everywhere. Greek myths have a habit of not adhering to continuity, rather fitting the setting to which it is told. I really enjoyed reading this book; I never wanted to put it down. It is the complicated and beautiful love story of Achilles and Patroclus.

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