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Margaret Atwood: The Penelopiad

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

short, succinct, precise, dry humored, smart, haunting, accusatory, feminist and filling a vacancy (Leerstelle)

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The Penelopiad - Margaret Atwood

Rating: ★★★★

I’ve wanted to read more work by Margaret Atwood since I read The Handmaid’s Tale at school, but I’ve never gotten around to it. 511 more words

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Review: Margaret Atwood - The Penelopiad

October is here and if you’re still looking for some inspiration for your costumes, this book might have just the right amount of awesome twists and new takes on well-known characters. 733 more words


The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

Every so often I’m dipping back into Atwood’s back catalogue and I never fail to be impressed. The Penelopiad is a clever little novella, condensing a lot of what I love about her writing into a little over 100 pages. 487 more words


The Penelopiad - Margaret Atwood

Well. This was very very interesting indeed.

No, really. I’m using “interesting” honestly here. And I think it’s the best adjective for the book… far more than “gripping” or any of the adjectives I might usually go for. 1,059 more words


The Penelopiad

Woo! First #travelreads post!

Only recently have I begun to discover the literary delights of Margaret Atwood. It wasn’t until a guest lecturer at University mentioned  467 more words