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10 years ago at Sep 9 9:29
Though most people seem to prefer The Iliad to The Odyssey, I like the latter for its sheer fabulous inventiveness. The story is fairly simple, Odysseus is trying to make his way home to the Greek island of Ithaca after the Trojan war, but he's earned the ire of the god Poseidon so it's not going to be an easy task. Meanwhile, his wife Penelope is beset with a veritable infestation of suitors and ... read more
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Manufacturer: Penguin Classics
Release date: 29 November 1999
ISBN-10 : 0140268863 | ISBN-13: 9780140268867
Tags: Mythology (7), Epic Poetry (6), Poetry (4), Epic (3), Journey (3), Greece (3), Greek (3), Revenge (3), Fiction (2), Deception (2), TSP (2), School (2), Adventure (2), Swap Shelf (2), Father/son (2), BookCrossing Release (2), 9/07 (1), Epic Poem (1)
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