Review: The World’s Wife by Carol Ann Duffy

Last minute recommendation for International Women’s Day – The World’s Wife by Carol Ann Duffy.

A bunch of poems written from the woman’s side of famous myths – the Devils Wife, Elvis’s twin Sister, Sisyphus’s wife – even Medusa’s story from her point of view.

A nice alternative look some of the old stories.

Favourite one is Mrs Darwin:

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Something about that Chimpanzee over there reminds me of you”.

Cracking stuff.

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