This is a fascinating patchwork of chapters recounting the stories of the women named in the epics and myths about the war. It’s not purely chronological. Occasionally, the author flashes back to give an important back story. For instance, Iphigenia came fairly late in the story as did the story of the golden apple disputed by the three goddesses. Some of the stories are very painful, while others show resilience. I love that the women are finally getting their due. https://www.amazon.com/Thousand…/dp/1509836195/ref=nodl_
Sunday Book Review: A Thousand Ships
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Ruth, I also loved this unique take on the mythology of the Trojan War and the Odyssey. I especially loved the dialogue of Calliope and Penelope.
Yes, those were two of the voices that stood out to me too.