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The Odyssey

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Homer

Narrated By: Ian McKellen

Date: November 2005

Duration: 13 hours 0 minutes

Summary:

The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, the energy and poetry of Homer's original is captured in a bold, contemporary idiom, giving us an edition of The Odyssey that is a joy to listen to, worth savoring treasuring for its sheer lyrical mastery. This audiobook is sure to delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homer's students.

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  • Anonymous

    Amazing story, as Odysseus symbolizes the ideal man, which holds true even to this modern age

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

    As Adam Nicolson of The Mighty Dead, Why Homer Matters wrote (by the way, another fantastic audiobook), “ You don’t acquire Homer, Homer acquires you.” Wonderful, rollicking, inventive narrative of human strife, hard won glory and pathos, and despite the presence of gods and goddesses, mythical beasts like Cyclops and Scilla, still manages to be relevant today in its observation, with great understanding and empathy, of flawed humanity. Read by the great actor with warmth and richness, this audiobook is a treat.

  • nick love

    an important book that every american and everyone who wants to understand america must read. it's deeply moving and inspiring . you can't help but see with bigger eyes when you've finished it.

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