Publish date: 2019-04-01
Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
DNF: 26% [spoiler] I'm not fond of writing negative reviews, but I'm sorry to say that this story didn't sweep me off my feet.Before I started the audiobook, I read the synopsis and bits of the positive reviews. I thought that this story was for me because the story sounded so exciting. I was goin...
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
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...
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...
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...
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