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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - Laural Merlington, Margaret Atwood
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
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Format: MP3 CD
ISBN: 9781501298080 (1501298089)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Edition language: English
Series: Canongate Myths (#2)
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Elentarri's Book Blog
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2.0 The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood is a retelling parts of the Odyssey myth from the perspective of Odysseus's wife, Penelope. The author's aim is to answer two questions she had while reading the Odyssey: what led to the handing of Penelope's 12 maids and what was Penelope really up to? This book ...
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3.0 The Penelopiad
The Penelopiad is another installment of the Canongate Myths Series. In this installment, Margaret Atwood turns her hand to the story of Odysseus and tells the story of The Odyssey and The Iliad from the perspective of Penelope, Odysseus' wife. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to ...
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3.5 The Penelopiad
The Penelopiad tells the story of Penelope and the twelve maidens while Odysseus was making his way home from Troy. Full disclosure here, while I am familiar with The Odyssey, I have not yet actually read it, though it is on my TBR List. I found this novella to be a very interesting, if brief, take ...
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Medusa's Stories rated it
Well that was very deliberately and artistically unsatisfying. WHY WONT YOU EXILING RESOLVE.
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5.0 The Penelopiad
A friend suggested that I pick up Margaret Atwood's "The Penelopiad" since she knows that I love Greek mythology. Finding out that this was a twist on the Greek myth of Odyssey and told from the point of view of Odyssey's wife, Penelope, and her maids I decided to buy it. I have never been so please...
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