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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
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Aug 14, 12

bookshelves: 2012, bestof2012, classic, historicalfiction, literaryfiction, librarybook, orangeprize, mythology
Read from July 28 to August 07, 2012

A beautiful retelling of the events leading up to the The Iliad and the first ten years of the Trojan War, told from the point of view of Patroclus, Achilles’ close companion. This is a tale of love and of the atrocities of war, just as relevant today as in Homer’s time.
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