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The Penelopiad

by Margaret Atwood

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Published by Canongate in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Atwood
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24967696M
ISBN 101841957178


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The Penelopiad is the story of Penelope and her life, before, during and after her marriage. Penelope is a compelling narrator and the chapters are short but well written and engaging. Interspersed with references to modern life; other Greek myths and verses from the twelve maids this is an interesting and readable and enjoyble by: The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (The Myths) - Kindle edition by Atwood, Margaret.

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In Penelopiad, Atwood recovers the hidden history of literature's most famous lady-in-waiting. Here, amid the moon cults and palace of women and the returned king, "spattered over with gore and battle filth," as Homer tells us, is fabulous Atwood territory/5().

Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad retells the story of the Odyssey from the perspective of Penelope and her Twelve Maids. The story is told in retrospect, with Penelope and the Maids in the afterlife reflecting on the events that occurred centuries before.

Penelope's first person narrative is a. But if we say that you are reading about a very different yet very interesting book then it will not be wrong. Basically, it is a novel book and not only a simple novel book but there is much more going on inside The Penelopiad which makes it the Parallel novel.

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