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The Resource Circe : a novel, Madeline Miller

Circe : a novel, Madeline Miller

Label
Circe : a novel
Title
Circe
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Madeline Miller
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The daring, dazzling and highly anticipated follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Song of AchillesOne of the Most Anticipated Books of 2018"An epic spanning thousands of years that's also a keep-you-up-all-night page turner." - Ann PatchettIn the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power--the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.Threatened, Zeus banishes her to a deserted island, where she hones her occult craft, tames wild beasts and crosses paths with many of the most famous figures in all of mythology, including the Minotaur, Daedalus and his doomed son Icarus, the murderous Medea, and, of course, wily Odysseus.But there is danger, too, for a woman who stands alone, and Circe unwittingly draws the wrath of both men and gods, ultimately finding herself pitted against one of the most terrifying and vengeful of the Olympians. To protect what she loves most, Circe must summon all her strength and choose, once and for all, whether she belongs with the gods she is born from, or the mortals she has come to love.With unforgettably vivid characters, mesmerizing language and page-turning suspense, Circe is a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world
Summary
Circe follows the banished witch daughter of the Titans as she practices her powers for an inevitable conflict with one of Olympus’s most vindictive gods. I found myself pondering motherhood, mortality, and feminism. For readers of historical and mythological drama or anyone who loves a strong female lead. -- McKelle George for LibraryReads
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Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2018
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638492
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Circe : a novel, Madeline Miller
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3390977
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1031091412
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316556330
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
69075C11-F791-430F-8DEB-62ACC5E349F5
System control number
(OCoLC)1031091412
Label
Circe : a novel, Madeline Miller
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3390977
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1031091412
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316556330
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
69075C11-F791-430F-8DEB-62ACC5E349F5
System control number
(OCoLC)1031091412

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