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Free download The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller ↠ 7 characters characters é eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ Madeline Miller Alternate cover edition of ASIN B005FPWUSAGreece in the age of Heroes Patroclus an awkward young prince has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia Here he is nobody just another unwanted boy living in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son AchillesAchilles ‘best of all the Greeks' is everything Patroclus is not strong beautiful the child of a goddess and by all rights their paths should never cross Yet one day Achilles takes the shamed prince under his wing and soon their tentative companionship. A new take on the Iliad written by a high school classics teacher how could I not read this The Song of Achilles retells the story of Greece s greatest hero from the point of view of his best friend Patroclus The big twist Madeline Miller casts the story as a romance between Achilles and Patroclus While staying true to Greek legends and the works of Homer Miller creatively and convincingly fills in the blanks giving Patroclus a back story that makes perfect sense and tracing the friendship and eventual romance between the two young men in a way that casts a new light on the human side of the Trojan WarI always found Achilles to be an unsympathetic character a brat a bully a big headed jerk who knows he s the star player on the team and throws a tantrum if he gets put on the bench Miller shows his unattractive ualities but she also shows that Achilles is human He s capable of love He s deeply conflicted He has a sense of humor and a gentle side We see him through Patroclus s eyes growing from a privileged child to a sensitive teen to a young man struggling to balance his personal feelings with the expectations of an entire country If you ve read the Iliad you know that the story will have a tragic end but it s also strangely uplifting and hopeful I ll never be able to read about these characters the same way again and that s a good thing Reading The Song of Achilles put a new light on this ancient story It was like watching a really good interpretation of a Shakespeare play You think you know the story but you re surprised to find how many layers of new meaning can be brought out by a smart productionThe book is certainly appropriate for YA and up The prose is elegant in its simplicity Miller gives Patroclus a Hemmingway like directness I read a New York Times review of this book which I thought patently unfair complaining that the style made the book seem like a fast food version of the Iliad I think this misses the whole point of the story Patroclus s mission in The Song of Achilles is to cut through the legend of the hero and show us the mortal side of demigod He doesn t want the pompous metaphors and flowery hyperbole of a war epic to bury Achilles s other ualities his tenderness his insecurity his honesty and lack of guile The Song of Achilles can serve as an excellent introduction or counterpoint to the study of the Iliad It certainly made the story new and vibrant for me despite how many times I ve read Homer The Korean War is nobody just another unwanted boy living Sara och Clovnen som grät Sara #4 is everything Patroclus The Exclamation Mark Hesperus Classics is not strong beautiful the child of a goddess and by all rights their paths should never cross Yet one day Achilles takes the shamed prince under his wing and soon their tentative companionship. 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  • The Song of Achilles
  • Madeline Miller
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  • 18 September 2020
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