The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles

Madeline Miller

fiction fantasy historical lgbtqia+ romance adventurous emotional medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2011

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"At once a scholar's homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist....A book I could not put down."--Ann Patchett"Mary Renault lives again " declares Emma Donoghue, author of Room, referring to The...

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Moods

emotional 90%
adventurous 74%
sad 69%
tense 21%
reflective 20%
dark 15%
hopeful 12%
inspiring 11%
challenging 8%
informative 5%
mysterious 3%
funny 2%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 21%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 44% | Plot: 7% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 36% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.44