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Song of Achilles A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0062060627

ISBN-13: 9780062060624

Edition: 2012

Authors: Madeline Miller

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“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put down.”—Ann Patchett“Mary Renault lives again!” declares Emma Donoghue, author of Room, referring to The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller’s thrilling, profoundly moving, and utterly unique retelling of the legend of Achilles and the Trojan War. A tale of gods, kings, immortal fame, and the human heart, The Song of Achilles is a dazzling literary feat that brilliantly reimagines Homer’s enduring masterwork, The Iliad. An action-packed adventure, an epic love story, a marvelously conceived and executed page-turner, Miller’s monumental debut novel has…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/28/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 0.880

Madeline Miller has a BA and MA from Brown University in Latin and Ancient Greek, and has been teaching both for the past nine years. She has also studied at the Yale School of Drama, specialising in adapting classical tales to a modern audience. The Song of Achillesis her first novel.