2012 Winner: Madeline Miller


The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Greece in the age of Heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia. Here he is nobody, just another unwanted boy living in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles.Achilles, ‘best of all the Greeks’, is everything Patroclus is not – strong, beautiful, the child of […]

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2012 Judges

• Joanna Trollope (Chair)

• Lisa Appignanesi

• Natalie Haynes

• Natasha Kaplinsky

• Victoria Derbyshire

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2012 Longlist