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A retelling of Homer's epic that describes the adventures of the hero Odysseus as he encounters many monsters and other obstacles on his journey home from the Trojan War.
Retells in simple language five episodes in the voyage of the Greek hero Odysseus from Troy to his home in Ithaca.
Length: 304 pages
Height: 7.0 x 4,8 x 1.0
Weight: 1 lb.
SOG: Good, book sound and tight but does have minor exterior wear, please see photo for more detail.
Signet Classics brings this fine edition back into print, giving American readers another opportunity to refamiliarize themselves with one of the greatest epic adventures of all time. Contains an Appendix on Homer's words and a pronunciation Index.
"The Odyssey is the part of Homer we are best equipped to appreciate, in this time of women's newly asserted dignity, and Fagles is the person best equipped to bring the epic to us."
New Yorker - Garry Wills (01/27/1997)