The Odyssey (Abridged / CD-Audio)

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By Homer, Derek Jacobi (Read by), Allen Mandelbaum (Translated by)
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The most popular epic of Western culture springs to life in Allen Mandelbaum's magnificent translation.

Homer's masterpiece tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War—a journey of ten years and countless thrilling adventures. Rich in Greek folklore and myth, featuring gods and goddesses, monsters and sorceresses, The Odyssey has enchanted listeners around the world for thousands of years.

Mandelbaum's robust, romantic, lyrical translation has an openness and immediacy unsurpassed by any other. Read aloud, it is a wonderful way to experience this enduring classic.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781565114234
ISBN-10: 156511423X
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: HighBridge Classics
Publication Date: June 16th, 2000
Language: English

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