The Song of Achilles

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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 savage…
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The Song of Achilles
Pocket
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    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 Christmas Books I loved it J.K. Rowling Mary Renault lives again! A ravishingly vivid and convincing version of one of the most legendary of love stories Emma Donoghue, author of number one bestseller, Room Original, clever, and in a class of its own ... an incredibly compelling and seductive read Independent on Sunday A remarkably fresh take on one of the most familiar narratives in western literature The Times Extraordinary ... Beautifully descriptive and heart-achingly lyrical, this is a love story as sensitive and intuitive as any you will find Daily Mail Sexy, dangerous, mystical Bettany Hughes If I were to give a prize for the best work of fiction I've read this year, this would be the runaway winner. As a first novel, it heralds the arrival of a major new talent A.N. Wilson, Reader's Digest Inventive, passionate, uplifting and different. It will appeal to all ages. It's a book which despite some of the stiffest competition in the modern world is a truly worthy winner Joanna Trollope, chair of the judges for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012

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    Format
    Pocket
    Utgivelsesår
    2012
    Forlag
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Språk
    Engelsk
    ISBN
    9781408821985
    Sider
    368

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