The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles

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The legend begins...

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia to be raised in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. “The best of all the Greeks”—strong, beautiful, and the child of a goddess—Achilles is everything the shamed Patroclus is not. Yet despite their differences, the boys become steadfast companions. Their bond deepens as they grow into young men and become skilled… (more)

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But who, exactly, was Patroclus, and just what was the nature of his relationship with Achilles? These are the questions that apparently inspired Miller, and the answers, as she well knows, don’t lie in the “Iliad” itself.

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (March 06, 2012)

Collection: Ecco

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 3.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Women's Prize for Fiction 2012 winner

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