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  • When Odysseus goes off to fight the Trojan War, his wife Penelope manages to keep over a hundred suitors at bay. When Odysseus comes home, he kills her suitors and - curiously - twelve of her maids. What led to the hanging of the maids, and what was Penelope really up to? This book sets out to provi...

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  • For Penelope, wife of Odyseeus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan war was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope must bring up her wayward son, face down scandalous r...

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  • Anglais Penelopiad

    Margaret Atwood

    Modern fictionDazzling retelling of the old myth of Penelope, daughter of King Icarius of Sparta and the cousin of the beautiful Helen of Troy. Atwood is the bestselling author of Oryx & Crake, The Blind Assassin, and The Handmaid's Tale....

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  • For Penelope, wife of Odyseeus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan war was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope must bring up her wayward son, face down scandalous r...

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