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The Penelopiad: The Myth Of Penelope & Odysseus

The Penelopiad: The Myth Of Penelope & Odysseus

Author: Margaret Atwood
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Penelope. Immortalised in legend and myth as the devoted wife of the glorious Odysseus, silently weaving and unpicking and weaving again as she waits for her husband's return.Now Penelope wanders the underworld, spinning a different kind of thread: her own side of the story - a tale of lust, greed and murder.

Author description

Margaret Atwood's books have been published in over thirty-five countries. She is the author of more than thirty works, which include fiction, poetry and critical essays. Oryx and Crake is her eleventh novel, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2003, as was The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's, and Alias Grace. Her novel, The Blind Assassin won the 2000 Booker Prize. She lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.

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General Fields

  • : 9781920885953
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : November 2004
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : 813/.54
  • : 224
  • : Historical fiction
  • : Margaret Atwood
  • : Paperback