My dad once said to me, "You give a lot of books three stars." I do.
Things I knew before reading the book:
It’s very gay
Things I knew after reading the book:
It sucks to be a woman in the Iliad*
I know nothing about the Iliad
Tumblr did me better when it made me read The Secret History.
I’ve been trying to fill the void The Queen’s Thief series left in my life, and I thought TSoA (combined with several other things) might do it. The prose is too flowery for my taste and(show spoiler)
I am currently feeling inspired to read The Iliad (whether I actually follow through or not remains to be seen… there are so many translations and my branch of the library doesn’t have the one I want to read and it’s risky placing a hold since I could get the “wrong” translation if someone’s not paying attention).
*Briseis is the best character and where's my book about her?