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. Despite their differences, the boys develop a tender friendship, a bond which blossoms into something deeper as they grow into young men.
Madeline Miller has a BA and MA from Brown University in Latin and Ancient Greek, and has been teaching both for the past nine years. She has also studied at the Yale School of Drama, specialising in adapting classical tales to a modern audience. The Song of Achilles is her first novel and was the winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012.
I am thrilled to finally be able to announce that CIRCE is heading to television with an 8 episode season on HBO Max! Here’s a Deadline article with more information, including the brilliant writers, Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa (the team who is bringing us Mulan), and the producers, Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content. As an…Read More
April 10th, 2018 Today, Circe is finally out in the world! I have lots of exciting updates below, but first I wanted to take a moment to say thank you to all of you for your support and faith in my work. In the last eight years, I have had the privilege to hear from so…Read More
Thursday, March 1st, 2018 My fabulous UK publisher Bloomsbury has cooked up something exciting with Waterstones and Destinology: the chance to win a three night vacation in Crete! The winner will be chosen from those who preorder a copy of Circe through Waterstones before April 18th. And, while I’m on the topic of Bloomsbury, their…Read More