The Odyssey - Penguin Classics Hardcover
Illustrated by CORALIE BICKFORD-SMITH
Introduction by Peter V. Jones
Translated by E. V. Rieu
Revised by D. C. H. Rieu
Part of Penguin‰۪s beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats ‰ÛÒ shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmity of the sea-god Poseidon ‰ÛÒ Odysseus must use his wit and native cunning if he is to reach his homeland safely and overcome the obstacles that, even there, await him.Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need.