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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.

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

  • Publisger: Harper Collins

    On Sale: Aug 28/12


    FICTION / Gay

    Other books by author: Circe, Galatea: A Short Story

    UPC: 9780062060624

  • "A captivating retelling of The Iliad and events leading up to it through the point of view of Patroclus: it's a hard book to put down, and any classicist will be enthralled by her characterisation of the goddess Thetis, which carries the true savagery and chill of antiquity." - Donna Tartt, The Times

    A New York Times Bestseller

    "At once a scholar's homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art….A book I could not put down." -Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House

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