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10 thoughts on “Galatea by Madeline Miller

  1. says:

    Haunting and brutal Madeline Miller owns my mythology loving ass

  2. says:

    Love this writer got to know her in last years with her books most well known Circe but also The Song of Achilles love her take on 'classicalmyt

  3. says:

    For a short story “Galatea” packs a wallop I love Greek myths but they leave out much of the mortal emotions and this book made Galatea’s story come alive Her character is complex independent smart and even funny I thoroughly enjoyed Madeline Miller's fleshing out of the relationship between Pygmalion and Galatea Sure she may seem better off being human but she didn't ask for it and she isn’t as happ

  4. says:

    Pygmalion and Galatea by Laurent Pêcheux 1784 Galatea is a short stand alone story and normally I wouldn't have bothered with it However This is a story by Madeline Miller we're talking about here author of the brilliant novels Circe and The Song of Achilles I will read anything and everything she writes This might just be a short story but

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    Haven't you ever touched a statue?A short troubling story of a woman sculpted of stone who is treated with disdain cruelty by her creator Why cannot I find a maiden such as this for my wife? Why must such perfection by marble not flesh?The moral of the tale even if you think a woman has a heart of stone don't assume this to be the case She could surprise you And don't think she won't have her revenge Shout out to Asa Seeing this o

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    Beautiful horrifying powerful A story of such beauty and economy it left me breathless and stunned and yes gratified in its conclusion The power of her words to create a fully living woman was like the power of the sculptor to creat

  7. says:

    A very short story of Galatea and Pygmalion And in this retelling Paphos is a girlI wish it was longer Anyway the author always is so good in words ♥️♥️♥️

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    Came across this one and was surprised to find a short story by Miller I hadn’t known about I found the interpretation of Galatea’s story interesting seeing how the transformation from statue to human might or might not fit into society I didn’t entirely gather what was going on in the beginning with the visits from

  9. says:

    This is definitely a sad retelling of Galatea's mythological tale Carved and sculpted by Pygmalion Galatea — a beautiful ivory statue — is brought to life by the goddess Aphrodite in light of the sculptor's prayer In Miller's version we see how Galatea is given a voice independent to that of her abusive and overbearing husband However Py

  10. says:

    A re telling of the tale of Pygmalion and Galatea While that tale has a happy ending this one does notit gives its own sp

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Free read · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ð Madeline Miller

Wife Galatea is expected to be obedience and humility personified but it is not long before she learns to use her beauty as a form of manipulation In a desperate bid by her obsessive. Haven t you ever touched a statueA short troubling story of a woman sculpted of stone who is treated with disdain cruelty by her creator Why cannot I find a maiden such as this for my wife Why must such perfection by marble not fleshThe moral of the tale even if you think a woman has a heart of stone don t assume this to be the case She could surprise you And don t think she won t have her revenge Shout out to Asa Seeing this on Asa s to read list caught my eye or I d never have heard of this gemhttpswwwgoodreadscomreviewshow Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers you ever touched a statueA short troubling story of a woman sculpted of stone who is treated with disdain cruelty by her creator Why cannot I find a maiden such as this for my wife Why must such perfection by marble not fleshThe moral of the tale even if Devoted to Drew you think a woman has a heart of stone don t assume this to be the case She could surprise

Free read Galatea by Madeline Miller

Galatea by Madeline Miller

In Ancient Greece a skilled marble sculptor has been blessed by a goddess who has given his masterpiece – the most beautiful woman the town has ever seen – the gift of life Now his. For a short story Galatea packs a wallop I love Greek myths but they leave out much of the mortal emotions and this book made Galatea s story come alive Her character is complex independent smart and even funny I thoroughly enjoyed Madeline Miller s fleshing out of the relationship between Pygmalion and Galatea Sure she may seem better off being human but she didn t ask for it and she isn t as happy as he thought she would be Miller explored the cracks in Pygmalion s personality and incorporated it into this retelling making it believable than the happily ever after promised in the original

Free read · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ð Madeline Miller

Husband to keep her under control she is locked away under the constant supervision of doctors and nurses But with a daughter to rescue she is determined to break free whatever the cos. This is definitely a sad retelling of Galatea s mythological tale Carved and sculpted by Pygmalion Galatea a beautiful ivory statue is brought to life by the goddess Aphrodite in light of the sculptor s prayer In Miller s version we see how Galatea is given a voice independent to that of her abusive and overbearing husband However Pygmalion as blind as he is only sees her as an object of desire someone that can be dominated and controlled In order to save her daughter she concocts a plan that would break their chains from the innumerable tormentBeautifully told Miller injects impressive imagery an