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ISBN: 0140449116 / ISBN-13: 9780140449112

The Odyssey

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"The Odyssey" is one of the earliest works of European literature, second only to "The Iliad". These two great epic poems, the astonishing first ... Show synopsis

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  • The Odyssey (Penguin Books) – Trade paperback (2003)
    by Homer, E V Rieu (Translator), D C H Rieu (Translator)

    The Odyssey

    Trade paperback, Penguin Books
    2003
    English
    416 pages

    ISBN: 0140449116
    ISBN-13: 9780140449112

    Homer's "The Odyssey" is an epic that has endured for thousands of years, and this "Penguin Classics" edition is translated by E.V. Rieu, revised by D.C.H. Rieu, and contains an introduction by Peter Jones. The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - from the witch Circe who turns his men into pigs, to the twin terrors of Scylla and Charybdis; from the stupefied Lotus-Eaters ... Show more

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Reviews of The Odyssey

Overall customer rating: 4.112
Lisa C

meh

by Lisa C on Nov 7, 2013

it smelled like someone had been smoking on it for years. I had to cover my nose everytime I opened the book

Barbara H

Not a favorite

by Barbara H on May 31, 2012

Too hard to understand. Try No Fear on Spark Notes for translation.

creationchild

Bought it for school-ONLY

by creationchild on Feb 3, 2011

Great product! Just not what I would choose to read if given a choice. The reader is fine, just not that into Homer 8b...

Carol B

I would listen to Jacobi read the phone book

by Carol B on Sep 3, 2010

How fabulous to listen to this well done recording. Even though the stories are so familiar, this was really gripping, and I plan on revisiting this audiobook with regularity.

BRoy

The Odessey by Chapman

by BRoy on Oct 16, 2008

This is the peotic translation of the 17th century. Excellent reading.

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