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Circe - Madeline Miller
Circe
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In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, leading her to discover a power forbidden to the... show more
In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, leading her to discover a power forbidden to the gods: witchcraft.When love drives Circe to cast a dark spell, wrathful Zeus b
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ISBN: 9781408890080
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing UK
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Read, Travel, Repeat
Read, Travel, Repeat rated it
5.0 Circe
I would give this more than 5 stars if I could! What if Circe wasn't the witch as Greek mythology recalls? Her story is expertly crafted by Miller, who could probably write an intriguing novel about watching grass grow. Read this for the story, love it for the writing. Bravo
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
4.0 #MythToo
Circe is best known as the witch from the Odyssey who turns men into pigs, but thanks to the complex genealogies of Greek mythological characters Circe is related to dozens of other stories. Miller picks and chooses among the myths in order to tell a coming-of-age story in which the protagonist requ...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.5 Circe
I had to check this out several times before I finally finished it. Madeline Miller has a way of writing that makes me forget I'm reading. Circe is really beautiful prose without becoming too much. This one just never got as compelling as The Song of Achilles (hence the multiple check outs to finish...
Just One More Chapter
Just One More Chapter rated it
4.5 Circe- please welcome the new, and some will say improved, Homer
This book was equal parts brilliant and addictive. I initially started this for a book club meeting that, I will admit, I begrudgingly missed BUT I dutifully and happily finished the read and boy was I glad I did. It is, as the title suggests, based on Circe, a minor Titan. It chronicles her journ...
MikeDI
MikeDI rated it
3.5 Circe Review
** spoiler alert ** First of all, this was a well-written book and a joy to read.That said, I wanted to point out that I looked for something original but this was merely a connect the dots of all mention of Circe in various Greek Mythology tales, with a few changes. The author picked and chose diff...
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