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An interesting divergence,
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This review is from: The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths) (Kindle Edition)
This is a nice accompaniment to The Odyssey. It doesn't take itself to serious and isn't overly feminist as might be suggested by the preview.
I found it a light and quick read (it is reasonably short). It is an ambitious literary effort in that it ensures that it doesn't try to conflict with the better known version of events and it also attempts to include 'Greek' choruses for the maids.
It loses it's way a little after the return of Odysseus but I think any fan of Homer's story will like this book overall.