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Description - The Odyssey by Homer

Robert Fagles's stunning modern-verse translation-available at last in our black-spine classics line

A Penguin Classic

The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us anOdysseyto read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. This is anOdysseyto delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homer's students.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143039952
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 130mm x 25mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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