The Odyssey by Derek Homer

The Odyssey

byDerek HomerRead byDerek JacobiTranslated byAllen Mandelbaum

Audio Book (CD) | June 16, 2000

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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.

About The Author

No BioDerek Jacobi is a celebrated actor, having won a Tony Award for Much Ado About Nothing, and an Emmy award for Graham Greene's The Tenth Man. Jacobi is perhaps best known for his brilliant portrayal of the Emperor in the miniseries I Claudius.Homer was probably born around 725BC on the Coast of Asia Minor, now the coast of Turkey,...
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Title:The OdysseyFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:1 pages, 5.94 × 5.06 × 1.65 inPublished:June 16, 2000Publisher:Highbridge CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:156511423X

ISBN - 13:9781565114234

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