Song of Achilles wins the (last) Orange Prize

May 30, 2012

Madeline Miller’s spectacular debut wins the last ever Orange Prize, which is very exciting news for historical fiction. Catch the wave of news here. I actually thought the Huff Post’s pre-prize piece was most interesting - less grinding of the axe, more context.

Here’s a couple of trailers: (ugh, surely it’s PAT-roclus, not Pa-TROC-lus!)

Posted by Richard Lee