Part two on our public domain recommendation series. This time: poetry from the ancient times, up through the renaissance! Click to read about works that I think would be accessible for a modern audience!
Tag Archive: Greek Myth
Madeline Miller manages to craft a compelling love story while sticking very closely to Homer’s “Iliad”. The few issues reviewers had with it were minor and varied.
As long as reader expectations are not set to unattainably high levels, they should enjoy this fast-paced installment in the Heroes of Olympus series
A modern retelling of ‘Oedipus Rex’ that doesn’t really work. The characters are unrelatable and unbelievable, the story is tedious, and the book doesn’t add anything to the original. On the plus side, parts of it are reportedly very funny.