The Odyssey, Homer
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The Odyssey

Author: Homer

Narrator: Anton Lesser

Unabridged: 12 hr 45 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Naxos

Published: 05/28/2007

Genre: Poetry - Epic

Synopsis

The Trojan War is over and Odysseus, the cunning King of Ithaca, sets out for home, his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus. It proves a long, 10-year journey, fraught with dangers, from Polyphemus, the one-eyed Cyclops, and the seductive Sirens, to the love of Calypso on her all-too-comfortable isle. When he arrives in Ithaca, he has to contend with a group of suitors who have been pressing his wife to forget about her husband, admit she is a widow, and marry one of them. Anton Lesser, one of Britain’s finest audiobook stars, brings this great classic to life in the new and imaginative translation by Ian Johnston.

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