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BOOK REC THURSDAY: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Anybody who knows me is going to be shocked that it took me this long to talk about this book. I read it in an evening and wept through the last seventy-five pages as well as on and off for the following week. 597 more words

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Introducing Achilles

If I had to choose one single artistic work to save I would obviously choose the Iliad. It is no only the very first work of the Greek Literature but also of the whole Western Literature. 784 more words

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller: Spoiler-free Book Review

Rating: 5/5 stars

Greek mythology. Heroes. War. What else do I need to say? 211 more words

The Song of Achilles - Madeline Miller (book review)

This is what I wrote on my book Instagram in early February 2017, a few minutes after finishing Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles –  1,261 more words

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller 

The Song of Achilles was such an amazing novel. I went in knowing very little – only that it was the story of Patroclus and Achilles told from Patroclus’ point of view. 428 more words

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It takes Apollo

When Achilles pulled his troops back, Patroclus, in an act of both defiance and love, went in his place, wearing his golden armor, and fought. He slaughtered many and it took Apollo,  252 more words

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The Song of Achilles

This year, one of things I wanted to do more is to read. Specifically, read novels. For the past three years or so, I did read but the materials are mostly for the academe: educational materials, lesson plans, course syllabus, and the likes. 1,111 more words

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