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Odyssey

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ISBN-10: 1402731558

ISBN-13: 9781402731556

Edition: 2010

Authors: Homer, Ben Caldwell, Tim Mucci, Emanuel Tenderini

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Shipwrecks, angry gods, magical lands, beautiful nymphs, and siren songs: this vivid retelling of Homer's legendary Greek epic follows Odysseus on his long, arduous journey home to Ithaca after the fall of Troy. Done in comic-book style, it features the highest-energy kid-grabbing details and plot twists, all dramatized in brilliant, action-packed images. It's the perfect way to introduce kids and fans of graphic novels to one of literature's great works.
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Book details

List price: $7.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Homer is the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the two greatest Greek epic poems. Nothing is known about Homer personally; it is not even known for certain whether there is only one true author of these two works. Homer is thought to have been an Ionian from the 9th or 8th century B.C. While historians argue over the man, his impact on literature, history, and philosophy is so significant as to be almost immeasurable. The Iliad relates the tale of the Trojan War, about the war between Greece and Troy, brought about by the kidnapping of the beautiful Greek princess, Helen, by Paris. It tells of the exploits of such legendary figures as Achilles, Ajax, and Odysseus. The Odyssey recounts…