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The wanderings of Odysseus : the story of the Odyssey

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff; Homer.
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of the adventures of Odysseus on his long voyage home from the Trojan War.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Sutcliff; Homer.
ISBN: 0711218463 9780711218468
OCLC Number: 59514644
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Description: 120 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The sacker of cities --
The cyclops --
The lord of the winds --
The enchantress --
The land of the dead --
Sea perils --
Telemachus seeks his father --
Farewell to Calypso --
The king's daughter --
The Phaeacian Games --
Return to Ithaca --
The beggar in the corner --
The archery contest --
The slaying of the suitors --
Peace in the islands.
Responsibility: Rosemary Sutcliff ; illustrated by Alan Lee.

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Straightforward excitement which is astonishingly true to the originals. School Librarian

 
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