The Penelopiad

The Penelopiad

Audiobook CD - 2005
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Retells the story of Penelope, wife of Odysseus and cousin of the beautiful Helen of Troy, from her own point of view.
Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, p2005
ISBN: 9781423307778
Branch Call Number: FBCD FIC Atwoo 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 3 sound discs (ca. 3 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm., in container
Additional Contributors: Merlington, Laural


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Dec 07, 2016

Perfect timing, I've just finished reading The Odyssey and this book obviously pairs well with that. I really liked Atwood's interpretation of Penelope and the twelve maids, it was a nice change from the obviously malecentric Odyssey story.

Nov 17, 2015

I rate this very highly (although I'm not sure I got the "star" system right.) The reader is very good, and so is the book. I find Atwood's sense of humor to be wickedly funny, with a lot of telling asides to the main story. Her take on the running of a royal household and the role of the gods is quite interesting. She's certainly good at giving a new perspective on heroic myths!

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