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1408890062
eBook:Circe [electronic resource] / Madeline Miller.:2018 Circe [electronic resource] / Madeline Miller.
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Author: Miller, Madeline,
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
Media class: eBook
Classification: 813.6
Publisher: Bloomsbury,
Resource type: Electronic
ISBN: 9781408890066
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERTHE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERFrom the Orange Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author of The Song of Achilles comes the powerful story of the mythological witch Circe, inspired by Homer's OdysseyChosen as must-read book of 2018 by the Guardian, i, Mail on Sunday, Sunday Express and StylistIn 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 banishes her to the remote island of Aiaia. There she learns to harness her occult craft, drawing strength from nature. But she will not always be alone; many are destined to pass through Circe's place of exile, entwining their fates with hers. The messenger god, Hermes. The craftsman,

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This weaves together many Greek myths from the point of view of Circe. It is well written and worth reading.
22/07/18
lifeinbooks
East Riding
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Large print:Circe:2018.
Author: Miller, Madeline, author.
Year 2018.
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Publisher: Lamplight Large Print Books,
Resource type: Physical
496 pages (large print)
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Hardback:Circe:2018.
Author: Miller, Madeline, author.
Year 2018.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing,
Resource type: Physical
336 pages : map (colour) ; 24 cm
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A retelling of this classical character's story from her perspective. Brilliant literature.
04/07/18
neil adams
Staffordshire
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