The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles

Madeline Miller

fiction historical lgbtqia+ literary adventurous emotional sad medium-paced

369 pages | first published 2011

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Madeline Miller's thrilling, profoundly moving, and utterly unique retelling of the legend of Achilles and the Trojan War. A tale of gods, kings, immortal fame, and the human heart, The Song of Achilles is a dazzling literary feat that brilliantly...
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Summary of 124489 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
sad 73%
adventurous 70%
tense 23%
reflective 20%
dark 14%
inspiring 13%
hopeful 12%
challenging 11%
informative 5%
mysterious 4%
lighthearted 3%
funny 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 17%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Character: 39% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 35% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.45

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