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This ancient gay love story was once as popular as our Romeo and Juliet    

We’ve all heard the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet but did you know that a queer love story was just as popular in archaic Greece? 831 more words


Controversy Looms as Mythical Achilles is Played by Black Actor in New BBC Epic

Social media users have expressed their anger at a new series produced by the BBC and Netflix in which Greek mythological figures such as Achilles, Patroclus and Zeus are being played by black actors. 209 more words


A Book Review: The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller

4 Stars



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. 931 more words

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Book Review "The Song of Achilles' ~ Madeline Miller

*is dead of the feels*

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Publication date: September 21st 2017 (first published 2011)

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Notes: Bloomsbury Modern Classics edition… 355 more words

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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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