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The Odyssey

Author: Homer; R. L. Eickhoff, Ph.D

The Odyssey

The Odyssey

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The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials of Odysseus were first told...

Page Count
432
On Sale
01/01/2005

Book Details

The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials of Odysseus were first told by the great bard Homer. For ten long years the Greeks and Trojans have fought on the plains of Troy, and now Odysseus, the King of Ithaca, and the other victorious Greeks are ready to sail home. But after offending the sea god, Poseidon, Odysseus is hurled into years of wandering the seas, encountering monsters and sirens, raging storms and seductive idylls, before he is able to return to his wife, his son and his homeland.

This masterpiece keeps its appeal not only because it reflects a glorious time of heroes and wonders, but because it is a work that still speaks to the lives we live today. Forge book is proud to present The Odyssey in Dr. Eickhoff's compelling and authoritative new translation.



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Forge Books

ISBN

9781429973427

In The News

“A wonderous romp which will delight.” —Irish American Magazine on The Raid

“A tremendous achievement. You don't have to be Irish to be entranced by Eickhoff's earthy yet magical rendering of one of the world's most ancient epics.” —Jeanne Williams, author of Home Again

“Rollicking, bawdy, sometime's hilarious, ultimately both tragic and glorious, the tale is of epic proportions yet never loses the human dimension.” —Morgan Llywellen, international bestselling author, 1916

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The Odyssey

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