Books for the Lockdown – Moving Gems

Welcome to week six! I hope you are all still safe and healthy. After last week's relatively depressing fare I wanted to treat you this week to some of the most moving books I've read since I started writing this blog. Some of them are funny, others full of hope, yet others are tragic. What …

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The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller

Most of us know at least the gist of the story of the Trojan war. But how much do we really know about the men and heroes who took part in it? Madeline Miller, jus tas in Circe, gives here the voice to a side character, but one who is at the heart of the …

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