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Alcestis by Katharine Beutner
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Jun 03, 10

Read from May 20 to 25, 2010

** spoiler alert ** Loved the first section of the book. It was a fast and enjoyable read. Alcestis was smart and likable. Then things got confusing. And sad. She is reduced by the 'affection' of a god from being relatively content in her life to utter loneliness. Previously her only complaint about her husband was his affair with Apolo. Having been loved by a god herself brought her closer to her husband only in the sense that she better understood his desperate love. On another level, the book was a fascinating look at the world through a non-scientific, non-christian lens.
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Richard Hey Sacha, I think you'll like it.


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