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Genres: Kids & Family, Special Interests, Educational
Homer's The Odyssey tells the story of Odysseus, the ruler of Ithaca, and his struggle to find his way home after the Trojan War. In The Odyssey, recognizable fear and jealousy take their places beside supernatural encount... more »
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Good overview of classic tale
John A. Canuteson | 02/16/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This is a summary of each book of Homer's The Odyssey, one or two at a time, with analysis and pop quiz (with answers promptly provided. I am a grandfather who read The Odyssey as an undergraduate and was looking for something to help my granddaughter, aged 13, prepare a report for Sunday School. It is beyond her needs--perhaps useful for a high school or early college student. The script is sharply written; the tone of the speaker is controlled, business-like."