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OVER 1.5 MILLION COPIES SOLD A 10th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION, FEATURING A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR WINNER OF THE ORANGE WOMEN''S PRIZE FOR FICTION THE INTERNATIONAL SENSATION A SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ''Captivating'' DONNA TARTT ''I loved it'' J K ROWLING ''Ravishingly vivid'' EMMA DONOGHUE 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, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper - despite the displeasure of Achilles''s mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But when word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, Achilles must go to war in distant Troy and fulfill his destiny. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus goes with him, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they hold dear.

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  • Auteur(s)

    Madeline Miller

  • Éditeur

    Bloomsbury Uk

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  • Date de parution


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    352 Pages

  • Longueur

    24 cm

  • Largeur

    15.7 cm

  • Poids

    692 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Madeline Miller

Madeline Miller est passionnée par la Grèce antique. Après des études d'Histoire et de Littérature classique à Yale, elle devient professeur de grec ancien, de latin, sans oublier les cours qu'elle anime sur l'œuvre de Shakespeare. Le Chant d'Achille (Rue Fromentin, 2014), son premier roman, a obtenu l'Orange Prize for Fiction en 2012. En 2018 a paru son second ouvrage consacré à un autre personnage de la mythologie grecque, Circé, aux éditions Rue Fromentin.