Book Review: The Song Of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bon blossoms into something deeper –Continue reading “Book Review: The Song Of Achilles by Madeline Miller”

Book Review: ‘Nobody’s Princess’ and ‘Nobody’s Prize’ by Esther Friesner

She is beautiful, she is a princess and Aphrodite is her favourite goddess, but something in Helen of Sparta just itches for more out of life. Unlike her prissy sister Clytemnestra she takes no pleasure in weaving and embroidery. And despite what her mother says, she is not even close to being interested in gettingContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Nobody’s Princess’ and ‘Nobody’s Prize’ by Esther Friesner”