The Silence of the Girls
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This is just brilliant. The story of the Trojan war is reimagined from the viewpoint of Queen Briseis, taken as a spoil of war by Achilles who has killed her family, and then later a pawn in the power-play between Achilles and Agamemnon. The women in the camp are powerless, slaves, having no voice, putting up with rape and degradation to stay alive. This is wonderfully well-portrayed, the tensions between the soldiers, the growing filth in the camp, the difficulties of having a goddess as a mother... and most of all, the suffering and endurance of the women who have been written out of history.
Journal Entry 2
The Ridgeway in Goring, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Released 4 days ago (7/22/2021 UTC) at The Ridgeway in Goring, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
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