Tag Archives: History/Myth

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. Oh, and … Continue reading

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The Bear and the Nightingale – Katherine Arden

Another book club book, though one that had been vaguely on my radar for a while anyway. It’s not made it to any of the awards I’m reading or anything, but it just… kept cropping up. All over the place. … Continue reading

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The Song of Troy – Colleen McCullough

Minor warning here, it’s a novel set during the Iliad. I have a lot of opinions about it. This post is going to run long. I’m very sorry. I’d had one of McCullough’s books – First Man in Rome – on my shelf for years … Continue reading

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