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Circe

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller "manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).

In 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.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"Circe is the utterly captivating, exquisitely written story of an ordinary, and extraordinary, woman's life." - Eimear McBride


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Hardback Editions

September 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Circe (Thorndike Press Large Print Historical Fiction)
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-4328-5535-2 / 978-1-4328-5535-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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April 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Circe: The Sunday Times Bestseller
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-4088-9008-9 / 978-1-4088-9008-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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April 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: CIRCE (#1 New York Times bestseller)
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 0-316-55634-3 / 978-0-316-55634-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 0-316-55632-7 / 978-0-316-55632-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Circe: The Sunday Times Bestseller
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-4088-9004-6 / 978-1-4088-9004-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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February 2019 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 0-316-42388-2 / 978-0-316-42388-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
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February 2019 : Paperback

Title: Circe: The Sunday Times Bestseller
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-5266-1014-0 / 978-1-5266-1014-0
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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April 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Circe: The Sunday Times Bestseller
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-4088-9007-0 / 978-1-4088-9007-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-4894-5734-8 / 978-1-4894-5734-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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September 2018 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-4894-5735-6 / 978-1-4894-5735-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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April 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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April 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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April 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-5491-4238-0 / 978-1-5491-4238-3
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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April 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
ISBN: 1-5491-7176-3 / 978-1-5491-7176-5
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Circe
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Publisher: Hachette Audio
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April 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Circe
Author(s): Madeline Miller
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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Kindle Editions

April 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Circe: The Sunday Times Bestseller
Author(s): Madeline Miller
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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April 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: CIRCE (#1 New York Times bestseller)
Author(s): Madeline Miller
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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