The Odyssey Author:Homer Homer's Odyssey, the great epic poem about the adventures of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War and the drama of his homecoming, was translated by E.V. Rieu to make Homer enjoyable for those who are unfamiliar with the Greek world. The result is a modern bestseller. Indeed, the Odyssey, "with its well-knit plot, its psychological int... more »erst and its interplay of character, is the true ancestor of the long line of novels that have followed it.
Homer's vitality and freshness are undimmed in Dr. Rieu's lucid and sensitive prose translation.« less