What has Madeline Miller written?
|Education||Brown University (AB, AM) University of Chicago Yale University|
|Notable works||The Song of Achilles Circe|
|Notable awards||Orange Prize for Fiction (2012)|
Is Song of Achilles accurate?
Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles is a fun, accessible, and largely accurate retelling of the Achilles’ mythos and I enthusiastically recommend it.
How long did it take Madeline Miller to write Song of Achilles?
How long did it take? Ten years in all, from when I first sat down at the computer to when I finished the final draft for the publisher.
How many copies of The Song of Achilles have been sold?
Figure 15 shows the sales figures of The Song of Achilles Paperback edition. This edition sold 94,070 copies in total, accumulating a value of
Is Circe a book series?
|Published||April 10, 2018|
|Publisher||Little, Brown and Company|
Do you have to read Song of Achilles before Circe?
Technically, The Song of Achilles comes first, but if the Trojan War isn’t your style, you can read Circe without missing anything.
How long does it take to read Circe?
The average reader, reading at a speed of 300 WPM, would take 6 hours and 12 minutes to read Circe by Madeline Miller.
Why is Circe a good book?
Circe is relatable, real and authentic. Expertly written by someone who really knows Greek mythology. Miller also has a way with words, her text is beautiful and quotable. If I’m being honest: Like most “good books” (you know the ones) that everyone recommends, it’s slow and deliberate, and maybe you’re not into that.
Who does Circe end up with?
Circe married Telemachus, and Telegonus married Penelope by the advice of Athena. According to an alternative version depicted in Lycophron’s 3rd-century BC poem Alexandra (and John Tzetzes’ scholia on it), Circe used magical herbs to bring Odysseus back to life after he had been killed by Telegonus.
What happened to Circe in the end?
The book ends with Circe making a potion to bring forth her true self. She then has a vision of herself as a mortal, growing old with Telemachus. She drinks the potion. For more detail, see the full Section-by-Section Summary.
What is Circe the god of?
KIRKE (Circe) was a goddess of sorcery (pharmakeia) who was skilled in the magic of transmutation, illusion, and necromancy. She lived on the mythical island of Aiaia (Aeaea) with her nymph companions.
Which book is first Circe or Song of Achilles?
“Circe” is Madeline Miller’s second novel and the spiritual sequel to her highly acclaimed retelling of “The Illiad,” through “The Song of Achilles.” The novel reinvents “The Odyssey” through the eyes of a sorceress, Circe, who garners little attention in the story’s original adaption.
What will be Madeline Millers next book?
Madeline Miller (Circe, The Song of Achilles) recently announced a new book she’s working on based on the Greek mythological tale of Persephone. Here’s what we know about it so far!
Madeline Miller talks CIRCE!
Madeline Miller: Circe
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