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Helen Of Troy by Margaret George

I have long been a fan of Margaret George, enjoying her works of historical fiction including Mary Called Magdalene and The Autobiography of Henry VIII.  In Helen of Troy, she tackles the life of a possible mythical personality.  Did Helen … Continue reading

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Winner of the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction, The Song of Achilles is an attempt to construct, in novel form, the relationship between Patroclus and Achilles.  As you may recall, Achilles is the hero of the Trojan war, presumably an … Continue reading

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