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The Odyssey

£34.99

Product description

Robert Fagles’s magnificent translation, described by Peter Levi as ‘an astonishing performance’, sings with drama and effortlessly conveys the texture and atmosphere of Homer’s original poetry. With Bernard Knox’s introduction discussing the history, the language and the nature of Odysseus as a hero, and Grahame Baker-Smith’s stirring images – dolphins leaping in a green sea while Zeus watches on, ready to throw his lightning bolt – this is a joyous edition of a well-loved text. (Folio Society description).

Aside from 2 or 3 tiny bumps to the blue slip case, this book is in immaculate condition, appearing unread. Enhancing the clear text on pristine pages are numerous excellent full colour illustrations by Grahame Baker.

Item details

Author(s):
Homer, translated by Robert Fagles
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
18 x 26 cms
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
493
Publisher:
The Folio Society
Title:
The Odyssey

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About this item

Robert Fagles’s magnificent translation, described by Peter Levi as ‘an astonishing performance’, sings with drama and effortlessly conveys the texture and atmosphere of Homer’s original poetry. With Bernard Knox’s introduction discussing the history, the language and the nature of Odysseus as a hero, and Grahame Baker-Smith’s stirring images – dolphins leaping in a green sea while Zeus watches on, ready to throw his lightning bolt – this is a joyous edition of a well-loved text. (Folio Society description).

Aside from 2 or 3 tiny bumps to the blue slip case, this book is in immaculate condition, appearing unread. Enhancing the clear text on pristine pages are numerous excellent full colour illustrations by Grahame Baker.

Author(s):
Homer, translated by Robert Fagles
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
18 x 26 cms
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
493
Publisher:
The Folio Society
Title:
The Odyssey

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