A Memory of Wind
Pages no: 90
A MEMORY OF WINDRating: 2* of fiveThe story of Iphigenia, sacrificed by her father to Aphrodite, so the fleet carrying the Greeks could leave port. She has a very modern sensibility, does this Iphigenia, demanding the right to be happy and marry someone she loves.This is codswallop. I doubt anyone g...
My first audio book. I didn't think I would enjoy a book in audio but I was wrong. This was a fascinating and tragic story, and I liked the way it was narrated, almost matter-of-factly, yet with some emotion, subdued but present.
Poetic retelling of Iphigenia at Aulis. The vivid sensory detail fades as the novella progresses, but that may be less an inability to sustain, and more intentional depiction of flesh and blood girl dissolving into spirit wind. Swirsky circles back again and again to two key familial moments in Ip...
I really enjoyed this short book. The background of the characters gives you a sense of understanding about their predicament.
Good retelling of the sailing for Troy.
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