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The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
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Sep 23, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: fiction
Read from September 23 to November 01, 2010

A fantastic re-imagining of The Odyssey from Penelope's point of view. Atwood is brilliant as always. She cleverly has Penelope retell the story in the underworld. This means Penelope is able to comment not only on ancient Greek culture but on our current cultural oddities as well.

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