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Book review: The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller *****

Book review: The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller *****

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper – despite the displeasure of Achilles’s mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But when word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, Achilles must go…

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Favorite Book Quotes (1)

Favorite Book Quotes (1)

I think it will be a while before I will find another book that’s as beautifully written as this one. There’s so much feeling in the writing. I loved it and I’m sure you’d love it too.

Blogmas Day 18: Coffee Book Tag

Blogmas Day 18: Coffee Book Tag

I am sooooo tired… My daughter fell ill on Monday and she’s still not 100%. Today I woke up and realized that I never finished writing this blog post (apologies), so I’m finishing it now.. It must still be the 18th somewhere, right? Since I’m in the middle of three books at the moment and am fighting my way through (honestly, I haven’t been able to read for more than 30 minutes in one go). None of them have been…

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The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller *****

The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller *****

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper – despite the displeasure of Achilles’s mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But when word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, Achilles must go…

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