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The Song of Achilles – Resources

Scratch Game

A game I created with Scratch to test some knowledge of characters in the novel. Click the image below to open the game.

A game to test knowledge of characters in 'The Song of Achilles' by Madeline Miller.

 

Author’s Website

MadelineMiller.com: The ‘find out more’ section includes character glossaries, a reader’s guide, a slideshow and commentary about the author’s trip to Troy, and essays.

 

Interviews and Articles

Q&A with Madeline Miller‘, MadelineMiller.com.

‘Live webchat with Madeline Miller’The Guardian, 30 August 2013.

‘The Song of Achilles’, UCL (Department of Greek and Latin), 24th November 2012.

‘The Saturday interview: Madeline Miller, Orange prize winner’The Guardian, 22 June 2012.

‘An Old Song with a New Melody: An Interview with Madeline Miller’, Ancient History et cetera, 21 June 2012.

‘Paperback Q&A: Madeline Miller on The Song of Achilles’, The Guardian, 1 May 2012.

‘Gregory Maguire interviews Madeline Miller!’, HarperCollins Library, 22 December 2011.

‘Interview with Madeline Miller’, roarings20s, 14 December 2011.

I would like to hear Achilles sing‘, Histo-Couch, 7 December 2011.

 

Videos

Book trailer.

 

Miller speaking about the novel.

 

Part one of Miller's reading and Q&A as part of the Summer Reading Presentation at Wentworth Institute of Technology on 9 October 2014.

 

Part two of Miller's reading and Q&A as part of the Summer Reading Presentation at Wentworth Institute of Technology on 9 October 2014.

 

Miller reading from and discussing the novel at The Center of Fiction on 23 October 2012.

 

Madeline Miller and Gregory Maguire talk about the novel.

 

Staged production produced by the Newton Theatre Company in March 2014. Part One: Before Troy.

 

Staged production produced by the Newton Theatre Company in September 2014. Part Two: Troy.