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The Iliad: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The Iliad: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (Penguin) I never read The Iliad in high-school, though I know a few people who did. It seems like being told to read a book in high-school is a surefire way to be sure that no one will want anything to do with it. Don’t pay any attention to […]

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The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles (Harper Collins) Madeline Miller brings back to us the story of Achilles as it has never been told before! This modern retelling focuses on Achilles and Patroclus, and the close intense friendship between them. Miller writes in a prose style rather than writing like the poems of Homer, but the words […]

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