Congratulations to Madeline Miller! You know we are all super huge fans of this book, so we are beyond happy to tell you that The Song of Achilles has won the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction! The Orange Prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world. At an awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall in London, the judges presented Madeline with the Bessie, a limited edition bronze figurine.
Joanna Trollope, Chair of Judges, said: “This is a more than worthy winner – original, passionate, inventive and uplifting. Homer would be proud of her.”
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