The Song of Achilles: A Novel
- Publish Date: 2012-08-28
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Madeline Miller
âAt once a scholarâs homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelistâ¦.A book I could not put down.â
âMary Renault lives again!â declares Emma Donoghue, author of Room, referring to The Song of Achilles, Madeline Millerâs 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 Homerâs enduring masterwork, The Iliad. An action-packed adventure, an epic love story, a marvelously conceived and executed page-turner, Millerâs monumental debut novel has already earned resounding acclaim from some of contemporary fictionâs brightest lightsâand fans of Mary Renault, Bernard Cornwell, Steven Pressfield, and Colleen McCulloughâs Masters of Rome series will delight in this unforgettable journey back to ancient Greece in the Age of Heroes.