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The song of Achilles / Madeline Miller.

Miller, Madeline. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780062060624 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 378 pages, 30 pages ; 21cm
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2012.

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General Note: Includes discussion questions.
Summary, etc.: A retelling of the legend of Achilles follows Patroclus and Achilles, the golden son of King Peleus, as they lay siege to Troy after Helen of Sparta is kidnapped--a cause that tests their friendship and forces them to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Subject: Trojan War > Fiction.
Achilles (Mythological character) > Fiction.
Greeks > Turkey > Fiction.
Troy (Extinct city) > Fiction.
Greece > History > To 146 B.C. > Fiction.
Genre: War fiction.
Historical fiction.

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