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The Song of Achilles is a novel written by Madeline Miller, consisting of 33 chapters, in approximately 280 pages. The writer grew up in Philadelphia, earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Latin and Ancient Greek from Brown University, and has taught both languages for the past nine years. She also studied at the Yale School of Drama, specializing in adapting classical tales to modern audiences. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Achilles’ song is her first novel.
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About the Novel:
Greece in the age of heroes. clus, a young eccentric prince, was exiled to the kingdom of Fathea to be raised under King Pellius and his golden son Achilles. “Better than all Greeks” – strong, beautiful, son of the goddess – Achilles is all not a shameful cles. But despite their differences, the boys become constant companions. Their bond deepens when they grow up to be young and become skilled in the arts of war and medicine – much to the dismay and anger of Achilles’ mother, Thetis, the cruel sea goddess who hates humans.
When there are reports of Helen’s abduction from Sparta, Greek men, linked to blood and the right, must impose a siege on Trojan in her name. After being tempted by the promise of glorious destiny, Achilles joins their cause, and rips between love and fear for his friend, following clus. Little do they know that fate will test them both as never before and ask for a terrible sacrifice.
Built on allure, Madeleine Miller’s pages are flipped, moved in depth, and recited in stride to the Trojan War saga, marking the beginning of a glamorous career.