The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller is a novel that reimagines the epic Greek myth of Achilles and Patroclus. It tells the story from the perspective of Patroclus, who becomes Achilles' closest companion and lover. The novel explores their deep bond as they navigate the challenges of growing up, training under the centaur Chiron, and eventually joining the Trojan War. Miller delves into their emotional journey, the complexities of their relationship, and the impact of destiny on their lives.
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