cover of the silence of the girls by pat barker and quote: 'Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles … How the epithets pile up. We never called him any of those things; we called him ‘the butcher’.

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

March 23, 2019 Amalia 0

This novel is a myth retelling of the Iliad from the perspective of Briseis, one of the many women taken as slaves, prostitutes, nurses and concubines by the conquering Greeks. Since I read this book late 2018 it has been […]

BookTube Made Me Read It - myth retelling, mystery thriller, psychological literary fiction, covers of Circe by Madeline Miller, The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton, and Almost Love by Louise O'Neill

Books BookTube Made Me Read – Ep. 2

October 25, 2018 Amalia 0

Here is another set of three books BookTube made me read (see part one). This time I will be discussing three genres I don’t normally read. I have really enjoyed two of these, both of which I highly recommend, and […]