The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles

Madeline Miller

fiction historical lgbtqia+ literary 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 91%
sad 73%
adventurous 69%
tense 20%
reflective 19%
dark 13%
inspiring 13%
hopeful 12%
challenging 9%
informative 4%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 3%
funny 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 18%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 41% | Plot: 7% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 36% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.49