Perhaps it is the greater grief to be left on earth when another is gone.

Madeline Miller in The Song of Achilles

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Madeline Miller (born July 24, 1978) is an American novelist, author of The Song of Achilles (2011) and Circe (2018). Miller spent ten years writing The Song of Achilles while she worked as a teacher of Latin and Greek. The novel tells the story of the love between the mythological...

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