'The song of Achilles' and 'Circe' - set of 2

'The song of Achilles' and 'Circe' - set of 2

  • Signed by the Author
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 2011

£400.00

This set includes signed first editions of 'The Song of Achilles' and 'Circe' by Madeline Miller.


The Song of Achilles:


A tale of gods, kings, immortal fame, and the human heart, The Song of Achilles is a dazzling literary feat that brilliantly reimagines Homer’s enduring masterwork, The Iliad. An action-packed adventure, an epic love story, a marvelously conceived and executed page-turner, Miller’s monumental debut novel has already earned resounding acclaim from some of contemporary fiction’s brightest lights—and fans of Mary Renault, Bernard Cornwell, Steven Pressfield, and Colleen McCullough’s Masters of Rome series will delight in this unforgettable journey back to ancient Greece in the Age of Heroes.


Circe:


In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child -- not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power -- the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.
Threatened, Zeus banishes her to a deserted island, where she hones her occult craft, tames wild beasts and crosses paths with many of the most famous figures in all of mythology, including the Minotaur, Daedalus and his doomed son Icarus, the murderous Medea, and, of course, wily Odysseus.
But there is danger, too, for a woman who stands alone, and Circe unwittingly draws the wrath of both men and gods, ultimately finding herself pitted against one of the most terrifying and vengeful of the Olympians. To protect what she loves most, Circe must summon all her strength and choose, once and for all, whether she belongs with the gods she is born from, or the mortals she has come to love.

Book Condition & Notes

The song of Achilles:

Fine first edition with some light bruising to the top and bottom of the edges. In a near-fine, unclipped dust jacket with some scuffs and fraying along the top and bottom edges.

Circe:

Fine first edition with very few signs of damage. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket.

This set is located in our Brighton shop and may take longer for delivery.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

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Book Condition & Notes

The song of Achilles:

Fine first edition with some light bruising to the top and bottom of the edges. In a near-fine, unclipped dust jacket with some scuffs and fraying along the top and bottom edges.

Circe:

Fine first edition with very few signs of damage. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket.

This set is located in our Brighton shop and may take longer for delivery.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.