Odyssey (Arcturus Paperback Classics) (Paperback)

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By Homer
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The Odyssey is, quite simply, the story of Odysseus, who wants to go home. But Poseidon, god of oceans, doesn't want him to make it back across the wine-dark sea to his wife, Penelope, son, Telemachus, and their high-roofed home at Ithaca. The story is told in easy-going, beautiful poetry; the characters speak naturally, the action happens briskly. Even the gods come across as real people, despite the divine powers they exercise constantly.

About the Author

Not much is known about Homer, who was considered by the ancient Greeks to be the greatest epic poet for his works, The Iliad and The Odyssey, two poems that have had a lasting influence on Western literature.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781848373242
Publisher: Packages
Publication Date: June 29th, 2009
Pages: 320
Series: Arcturus Paperback Classics