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The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller


Terrific book! Loved it. Lyrical. Captivating. Love story. Sad parts. Retelling of Classical stories before and during the Trojan War. Timely in that it describes a great love between two Greek princes, not unusual for the time period, but now … Continue reading

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Tristan & Isolde, a film


The cover of the DVD says “Before Romeo and Juliet, there was Tristan and Isolde.” I actually find the story more reminiscent of the story of King Arthur, Guinevere and Sir Lancelot. This tale probably was reworked during the time … Continue reading

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