The Odyssey

The Odyssey
Artist/Author/Cast: 
MacDonald, Fiona (Adapted by); Gelev, Penko (Illustrator); Homer
ISBN: 
9780764162435

In the Graphic Classics version of this great epic by Western civilization's first immortal poet, the Greek hero Odysseus returns home from the Trojan War. His lengthy sea voyage is marked by a series of dangerous, often fantastic adventures, which also make exciting reading. Graphic Classics are graphic novel versions of immortal novels and plays, presented in a way to help make great literary works accessible to students, and encourage boys and girls to discover the joy of reading the masterworks in their original form. Titles in this series tell absorbing, fast-paced stories dramatized with high-quality color illustrations. Each Graphic Classics title includes a thumbnail biography of the author, a list of his or her important works, a timeline of historic events that helped inspire the story, general notes, and an index. Graphic Classics titles are available in both paperback and hardcover editions.

Description: 

The ancient Greek hero Odysseus fought for nine long years in the terrible siege of Troy. Now, all he wants is to go home to his wife and son. But the voyage is long and perilous, and the god of the sea is his enemy. Will he ever see his home and family again? A graphic novel version of Homer's work.

Target audience: 
Teens
Weber Reads
Call Number: 
GN YP 883.01 M1354o 2009

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