REVIEW: Circe by Madeline Miller

Madeline Miller has a great gift for taking a Greek myth and adding a subtle contemporary twist to create a compelling and magical read. There is no doubt that Madeline Miller has wonderful gift of retelling and breathing new life into Greek mythology with a beautiful contemporary and lyrical style that reinforces how these stories… Read More

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Review Round Up: Circe by Madeline Miller

The author has written a retelling of the Greek myth, following on from her acclaimed novel The Song of Achilles. Here’s what critics have had to say about her latest novel… The Guardian: “Some will consider her prose too purple, her plotting too neat, but others will find it supple, pitched in a register that… Read More

Book Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Greek Mythology is something that is surrounded in mystery – where did the stories come from and why are they still fascinating to people today? Judging by Madeline Miller’s excellent and poetic novel based on Homer’s The Iliad, there is plenty of drama and variety of characters to draw upon for a novel based on… Read More