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The Song of Achilles

Publisher:
Ecco Press
Contributor:
Author Miller, Madeline
UPC:9780062060624
Price:

$16.99

Annotation:

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 already earned resounding acclaim from some of contemporary fiction s brightest lights and fans of Mary Renault, Bernard Cornwell, Steven Pressfield, and Colleen McCullough s Masters of Rome series will delight in this unforgettable journey back to ancient Greece in the Age of Heroes."


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 already earned resounding acclaim from some of contemporary fiction s brightest lights and fans of Mary Renault, Bernard Cornwell, Steven Pressfield, and Colleen McCullough s Masters of Rome series will delight in this unforgettable journey back to ancient Greece in the Age of Heroes."
Contributor: Author Miller, Madeline
Language: English
Publish Date (mm/yyyy): 082012
Publisher: Ecco Press
ISBN: 0062060627
Binding: Paperback
Category: Fiction - Historical
Historical fiction | Trojan War | History | Greece | Turkey | Troy (Extinct city) | To 146 B.C | Greeks | Achilles | War fiction |