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A solarpunk bookworm from the Hellenic Republic

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16% complete! Arpathia has read 2 of 12 books.

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@snowcrash lol I forgot about my account for a while but I hope you read it! You definitely won't regret it regardless of the emotional tumble it will give you :'). And from a greek perspective it does a wonderful job keeping and showcasing the ancient greek setting. I read it in greek and I couldn't tell it had been written by a foreigner. I've seen quite a few cases where the modern writing style or some vocabulary and interactions ruin the immersion but Madeline Miller is a master at respecting and understanding the time period. And as a greek person it was rly refreshing to see, that's why I picked up some of her other books as well

Το κουβάρι των αλλόκοτων πραγμάτων (Paperback, Greek language, Α.Α. Λιβάνη) 3 stars

Τι γίνεται όταν το κουβάρι ξετυλίγεται; Αλλόκοτα πράγματα συμβαίνουν σε Γη και Ουρανό. Τα αστέρια …

Δυσκολεύτηκα να το διαβάσω

3 stars

Να πω την αλήθεια δεν έχω διαβάσει ολόκληρο το βιβλίο για να έχω μια άποψη για την ιστορία αλλά μπορεί λόγω της ηλικίας μου, μπορεί λόγω προσωπικού μου γούστου, αλλά η αναγνωστική εμπειρία ήταν ανυπόφορη. Τόσο κριντζ χρήση λεξιλογίου και εκφράσεων έχω ξαναδιαβάσει μόνο σε ειρωνικά χιουμοριστικά κείμενα, αλλά εδώ για κάποιον λόγο δεν μου ερχόταν να γελάσω.

The Song of Achilles (Hardcover, 2012, Ecco) 5 stars

Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that …

Simply beautiful

5 stars

Such a beautifully written and captivatingly intimate work. I was so entranced and obsessed, I finished it in two days!

If you're a fan of historical tragic romance -and even if you aren't- this is THE book to read