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Download The Odyssey Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Odyssey (Unabridged), by Homer
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (449,262 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Homer Narrator: John Lee Publisher: Books on Tape Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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One of the supreme masterpieces of world literature, the Homeric saga of the shipwrecks, wanderings, and homecoming of the master tactician Odysseus encompasses a virtual inventory of the themes and attitudes that have shaped Western culture. The tale of Odysseus' encounters with such obstacles as Calypso, Circe, Scylla and Charybdis, the Sirens, and the lotus-eaters, and his dramatic return to Ithaca and his patient wife, Penelope, forms a prototype for all subsequent Western epics. Download and start listening now!

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Brittany Wosiak | 2/20/2014

    " I HATED THIS BOOK!!! It was so confusing, and I actually get Greek Mythology! And Shakespeare! And I couldn't understand this book at all. At all! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Ladiebug Dame | 2/16/2014

    " ... A classic in literature, true poetry. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Josephine | 2/14/2014

    " Just finished my 2nd reading of this (and 'The Iliad') for an A level exam and I've definitely decided that I'm an 'Odyssey person'. Whilst Iliad focuses on the death and destruction of warfare, I find the Odyssey somewhat heartwarming in that it's all about a man just trying to get home to his wife and kid (awww) and re-establish his position in his house. I've really grown to have a soft spot for emotional Odysseus and don't even mention Argos... Lattimore's translation is just about as vivid and epic as you can get. It's a little more complicated than the other translations apparently, since it's the closest you can get to the original. But incredibly useful for students like me :). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Londa Kever | 2/6/2014

    " Action and romance. Liked by both sexes. "

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