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Homer's Odyssey

Author: Simon Armitage; Homer.
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this new verse adaptation, originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage has recast Homer's epic as a series of dramatic dialogues: between gods and men; between no-nonsense Captain Odysseus and his unruly, lotus-eating, homesick companions; between subtle Odysseus (wiliest hero of antiquity) and a range of shape-shifting adversaries - Calypso, Circe, the Sirens, the Cyclops - as he and his men are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Homerus.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Armitage; Homer.
ISBN: 9780571229352 0571229352
OCLC Number: 68265049
Description: vi, 266 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Simon Armitage.

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Originally commissioned for BBC Radio, this is an adaptation of Homer's epic. This title presents "Odyssey" as a series of dramatic dialogues: between gods and men; between no-nonsense Captain  Read more...

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