Odyssey, The

by Homer, Homer

Part of the Real Reads Series

Odyssey, The Synopsis

During his eventful journey Odysseus comes across all sorts of monsters and mythical creatures, and loses his ships and crew. When he finally reaches his beloved island he finds his queen besieged by suitors who claim his throne. What tricks will Penelope resort to in her effort to avoid them? And how does Odysseus get rid of the impudent suitors and regain his wife and kingdom? The amazing adventures of the legendary hero come alive in this masterful retelling of Odysseus's epic voyage.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781906230548
Publication date: 14th June 2012
Author: Homer, Homer
Publisher: Real Reads
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 64 pages
Categories: Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Homer, Homer

BEATRICE SAMPATAKOU is one of Greece's best-known retellers of Greek mythology, and has written the stories of the gods and goddesses of her literary tradition for all levels of readers. Her Greek-language versions of the Iliad and Odyssey are the standard versions used in Greek schools.

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