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The Odyssey for Boys and Girls

The Odyssey for Boys and Girls

by Alfred J. Church
     
 

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The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey though life. The poem centers on the Greek hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the

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The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey though life. The poem centers on the Greek hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens' song, and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope. The Odyssey is Homers' sequel to the Iliad.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781625582041
Publisher:
Start Publishing LLC
Publication date:
02/04/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
711,624
File size:
249 KB

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