Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Song of Achilles

P.S.

Madeline Miller

fiction fantasy historical lgbtqia+ romance adventurous emotional medium-paced

378 pages | first published 2011

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Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful irresistible to all who meet him. Patroclus is an awkward young prince, exiled from his homeland after an ac...
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Moods

emotional 91%
adventurous 71%
sad 71%
tense 21%
reflective 20%
dark 15%
hopeful 12%
inspiring 12%
challenging 8%
informative 5%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 3%
funny 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 18%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 43% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 38% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.47