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Clytemnestra

I started writing a story about Clytemnestra years ago. This morning, I woke up thinking about her. Thinking about her name and how difficult it is, how unpretty. You’d have to be a queen of no small stature to pull off such a name. Since she is a fictional character, I feel at liberty to reimagine her, to lift her out of the culture a little bit, enough to consider how terribly the stories tre...

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Description: Strangers are people passing through and the person next door. They are new comers and old friends. In this novel both the strangers within and the strangers without force the citizens of an isolated rural community to confront its darker side.

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