Debut novel wins prestigious Orange Prize

The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller's debut novel, has won the prestigious Orange Prize.  (For a list of all this year's nominees, click here).  The book retells the legend of Achilles, following Patroclus and Achilles, the golden son of King Peleus, as they lay siege to Troy after Helen of Sparta is kidnapped.  This cause tests their friendship and forces them to make the ultimate sacrifice.  Interested?  Check it out from Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library!

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