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The song of Achilles

Author: Madeline Miller
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Greece in the age of Heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia.
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Genre/Form: LGBTQ YA
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeline Miller
ISBN: 9781408816035 1408816032 9781408817025 1408817020 9781408826423 1408826429
OCLC Number: 740635377
Awards: Winner of Orange Prize for Fiction 2012.
Description: 352 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Madeline Miller.

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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 Read more...

 
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