The Odyssey

by W.H.D. Rouse
The Odyssey
  • ISBN-13: 9780451474339
  • Author(s): W.H.D. Rouse
  • Introduction by: Deborah Steiner
  • Translated by: W.H.D. Rouse
  • Subject: Poetry|poetry & poets
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Signet
  • Publication Date: 03-12-2015
  • Format: p/b

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£4.99
Homer's epic tale of travel, monsters and Gods in an accessible translation by W.H.D. Rouse. Richly imagined by the blind bard around 900 B.C.E., Homer's story follows Odysseus on a decade-long journey as he flees Cyclops, angers his gods, resists the Sirens, averts his eyes from Medusa and docks in exotic cities - ever longing to return to his wife and son. Read the epic story in this accessibly, lively and compelling translation, now available in an affordable Signet edition.
About the book

Homer's epic tale of travel, monsters and Gods in an accessible translation by W.H.D. Rouse. Richly imagined by the blind bard around 900 B.C.E., Homer's story follows Odysseus on a decade-long journey as he flees Cyclops, angers his gods, resists the Sirens, averts his eyes from Medusa and docks in exotic cities - ever longing to return to his wife and son. Read the epic story in this accessibly, lively and compelling translation, now available in an affordable Signet edition.