The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller Published 2011 Goodreads Synopsis: The legend begins... Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia to be raised in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. “The best of all the Greeks”—strong, beautiful, and the... Continue Reading →
Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace. c. 220-185 B.C.E. Parian marble (figure), Lartos marble (ship). Musée du Louvre, Paris.
All the buzz surrounding the recent release of Circe has caught my attention, and I've been wanting to give Madeline Miller's writing a try. When I saw the Kindle deal for her debut, The Song of Achilles, I couldn't resist any longer. I read the first few pages and was immediately hooked. Keep scrolling for this week’s Book... Continue Reading →