Homer The Odyssey

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Author Homer with an introduction by Bernard Knox

Publisher Penguin2006

Binding paperback

Condition Very good with slight bend on the cover


"The Odyssey" by Homer, a Penguin Classics edition, is a timeless epic poem that follows the journey of the Greek hero Odysseus as he strives to return home after the Trojan War. This edition stands out for its faithful translation by Robert Fagles, renowned for capturing the beauty and power of Homer's original language while making it accessible to modern readers.

What makes this edition special is its comprehensive introduction by Bernard Knox, providing valuable context and insights into the historical and cultural background of "The Odyssey." Additionally, the edition includes detailed notes and a glossary to aid readers in understanding the nuances of the text.

With its elegant translation, insightful introduction, and helpful annotations, the Penguin Classics edition of "The Odyssey" offers readers a captivating journey into one of the greatest works of world literature, making it an essential addition to any library or classroom.

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