Sophia Kouidou-Giles

Pronouns: Ms

08/08/2023

An Unexpected Ally

Sophia Kouidou-Giles BA ’68 pens An Unexpected Ally, a novel. In this retelling of ancient Greek myth, Circe seeks a new lover, amphibian Glaucus, after Odysseus’s departure from the island of Aeaea. But in a twist of fortune, mortal Skylla complicates her plans, leading to an adventure threaded with friendship, jealousy, revenge, and redemption . . . and filled with divine interventions, shape-shifting, and magic. She Writes Press, 2023. 192 pages.