The Odyssey

(Great Epics)

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

The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here
Ha scritto il 20/02/13
Finally! Finished the adventures of this mega-con artist
Well, I don't like Ulysses, or Odysseus, or whatever name he wants to call himself. He is like a cartoon character, always trying to speak louder than anyone else so he can be given all the attention he thinks he deserves. He goes out to the world an...Continua
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Ha scritto il 06/10/12
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the never-ending...
Ha scritto il 10/07/12
The Odyssey Review
Though Lawrence changes Homer’s original poetic form into prose, he has made every effort to make his version as straightforward and faithful a translation as possible. While the complexity and richness of Homer’s verse has been successfu...Continua
Ha scritto il 06/02/12

Ha scritto il 28/10/11
I have this book in the pile from a lot of years and some time ago I've decided to pick it up for reading it.. maybe the huge difficulty of this book is how is translated. The phrases aren't linear, well structured (and you got to give the hell out t...Continua

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