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The Song of Achilles: A Novel

The Song of Achilles: A Novel

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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5/5 (801 ratings)
Length: 379 pages6 hours

Editor's Note

An entertaining epic…
An imaginative reinvention of a classic epic, this entertaining foray into Ancient Greece will satisfy lovers of literature and poetry alike.

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The Song of Achilles tells a tale about the age of heroes, but also a tale about love, friendship, and loss.
Patroclus, the exiled prince, holds a specific hatred for King Peleus, the man who exiled him. However, through a turn of unexpected events, Patroclus ends up befriending the King’s son, Achilles, and the two grow together. They train, they learn, and as their bond blossoms into something deeper, they explore.

But, when Helen of Sparta is kidnapped by the Trojans, Achilles must travel and lead an army, he must be the hero he was born to be. Patroclus, not wanting to let his Achilles go, decides to journey with him, and the quest they begin together is one that will test everything they hold near and dear.

This deeply moving and surprisingly original tale, which renders the famous Trojan War in a whole new light, will hold your heart in its clenches as you turn page after page. To what lengths will Achilles and Patroclus go to protect the things, and people, they love and cherish? Who will dare to get in their way, who will dare to separate them? Will even the gods be strong enough?
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The Song of Achilles: A Novel

Book Actions

Start Reading

Book Information

The Song of Achilles: A Novel

Ratings:
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5/5 (801 ratings)
Length: 379 pages6 hours

Editor's Note

An entertaining epic…
An imaginative reinvention of a classic epic, this entertaining foray into Ancient Greece will satisfy lovers of literature and poetry alike.

Description

The Song of Achilles tells a tale about the age of heroes, but also a tale about love, friendship, and loss.
Patroclus, the exiled prince, holds a specific hatred for King Peleus, the man who exiled him. However, through a turn of unexpected events, Patroclus ends up befriending the King’s son, Achilles, and the two grow together. They train, they learn, and as their bond blossoms into something deeper, they explore.

But, when Helen of Sparta is kidnapped by the Trojans, Achilles must travel and lead an army, he must be the hero he was born to be. Patroclus, not wanting to let his Achilles go, decides to journey with him, and the quest they begin together is one that will test everything they hold near and dear.

This deeply moving and surprisingly original tale, which renders the famous Trojan War in a whole new light, will hold your heart in its clenches as you turn page after page. To what lengths will Achilles and Patroclus go to protect the things, and people, they love and cherish? Who will dare to get in their way, who will dare to separate them? Will even the gods be strong enough?
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