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320 pages, Hardcover
First published January 1, 2020
For my mum, who has always thought that a woman with an axe was more interesting than a princess
As we saw with Clytemnestra, there were few things more alarming to ancient Greek men than the machinations of a clever woman, and Medea is the cleverest of them all.
For my mum, who has always thought a woman with an axe was more interesting than a princesswhich is approximately the moment I suspected I would not agree with this book’s worldview.
“when women take up space, there is less available for men. but it means we get a whole story instead of half of one.”