As Odysseus fights his way back home after the Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and even when he returns to Ithaca, his troubles are far from over. Acclaimed storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden bring the poetry of Homer to life, and illustrator Christina Balit's stylised paintings give life to mortals and immortals alike. Includes two full-length CDs of the story read by the authors. A Barefoot Books Feature Title for 2012. Writing and illustration true to ancient style, while still feeling exciting and modern. Deals with themes of love, war, power, mortality, friendship, nature and self. Features a clever protagonist using his wits to navigate his way home.