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The Odyssey - Homer, Richmond Lattimore
The Odyssey
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060931957 (0060931957)
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
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Garden-of-Stars rated it
3.0 The Odyssey
Considering how fast my professor skimmed over this book I really felt like I was figuring out "The Odyssey" on my own. Some parts were very striking and familiar, for though I never read the entire work from beginning to end there were individual moments, like the encounters with Circe and the Cycl...
Alexlovesbooks rated it
5.0 Holy crap
This book although a little challenging is a book worth learning and reading. It shows fun and hardship giving an aura of dramatic irony.
inkplot rated it
4.0 After all it’s a classic
I wonder if the world spoke in the poetic language used by homer then there would have been fewer confrontations in this world. Don’t believe me? Lets analyze and see through an exampleHomer Version: Oh Flesh of my heartThe times have turned against usFor the Gods have intervenedIn our love for each...
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Adventures Thru Wonderland rated it
3.0 The Odyssey
A great classic. Another epic tale by Homer.
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2.0 The Yawnyssey
The Odyssey. That epic tale. That slightly boring, must-have-been-the-translation, am-I-too-young-to-appreciate-this, epic tale.Don't get me wrong, I understand that this is a classic. And it has gotten very good reviews. Buuuut it started pretty slow. And it dragged on. Lots of telling and retellin...
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