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The song of Achilles

Author: Madeline Miller, écrivain).
Publisher: Londres ; Oxford ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012. copyright 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkard young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper - despite the displeasure of Achilles's mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But when word comes that  Read more...
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Named Person: Achille, (mythologie grecque).
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeline Miller, écrivain).
ISBN: 9781408821985 1408821982
OCLC Number: 911117343
Notes: Publié également en 2020.
Awards: Winner of Orange Prize for Fiction 2012
Description: 1 vol. (352 p.) ; 20 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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