“This is by Madeline Miller who is an American academic. It was her debut novel and it won the Orange Prize. For some reason I came across it when it first came out, before anyone else knew about it, and I absolutely loved it. I really appreciated the deft, spare beauty of the writing and I like the way it came at the story from Patroclus’s point of view. I loved the richness of the language, the descriptions. She really made me feel I was in ancient Greece — the smells, the whole environment.” Read more...
The best books on Greek Myths