Circe : a novel
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New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
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First edition.
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393 pages ; 24 cm
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English
ISBN
9780316556347, 0316556343
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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.
Awards
Alex Award, 2019
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Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction Longlist, 2019
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Chicago Public Library Best Top Ten Books, 2018
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New York Public Library Best Books for Adults: Top Ten, 2018
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NPR Best Books, 2018
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APA Citation (style guide)

Miller, M. (2018). Circe: a novel. First edition. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Miller, Madeline. 2018. Circe: A Novel. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.

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Miller, Madeline, Circe: A Novel. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

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Miller, Madeline. Circe: A Novel. First edition. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2018. Print.

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