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.
Hello to all! I hope that you are having a wonderful holiday season. Thank you again to all the people who sent me notes on social media or through my website about their excitement for Circe! I’m so grateful and appreciative. Your faith in my work will buoy me through the days of edits and copyedits…Read More
Friday, October 7th, 2016 I am delighted to announce that Circe is going to be published with Bloomsbury in the UK sometime in 2018! I loved working with the fabulous Bloomsbury team on The Song of Achilles, and am thrilled to be returning for Circe. I also wanted to thank all those who posted kind messages on social media,…Read More