“This is as close as you will ever come to entering the world of mythology as a participant. Stunning, touching and unique.” –Margaret George
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.
Bloomsbury Special Edition
The wonderful people at Bloomsbury have decided to do a limited special edition of The Song of Achilles. I haven’t seen a hard copy yet, but the photographs are gorgeous!Read More
Achilles in Croatia
The Song of Achilles will be translated into Croatian, and published by Lumen, an imprint of Skolska Knjiga. It will also be appearing soon in Germany and Spain.Read More
South Africa in September
I was thrilled and honored to be invited to Open Book Cape Town, a fabulous literary festival in South Africa. Some truly amazing authors will be there. Can’t wait!Read More