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The Odyssey

Author: Homer.; Ian McKellen; Julia Wolfe; Robert Fagles; Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, ℗2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The epic verses relating the adventures of Odysseus as he returns home after the Trojan War.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Audiobooks
Poetry
Translations
Epic poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Ian McKellen; Julia Wolfe; Robert Fagles; Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
ISBN: 9780143058243 014305824X
OCLC Number: 1001870870
Language Note: Translated from the Greek.
Notes: Compact disc.
Unabridged.
Originally released as a cassette: p1996.
Includes an introduction booklet by Bernard Knox in container.
Credits: Music composed by Julia Wolfe.
Performer(s): Read by Ian McKellen.
Description: 11 CDs (approximately 13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Odyssey.
Responsibility: Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles.

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Homer's best-loved poem, recounting Odysseus' wanderings after the Trojan War. With wit and wile, Odysseus meets the challenges of gods and monsters. An evocation of man's journey through life.  Read more...

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"[Robert Fitzgerald's translation is] a masterpiece . . . An Odyssey worthy of the original." -The Nation "[Fitzgerald's Odyssey and Iliad] open up once more the unique greatness of Homer's art at Read more...

 
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