The Odyssey Author:W.H.D. Rouse the world's greatest adventure story.....is what scholars have called Homer's ODYSSEY. "The first novel," "the greatest tale of all time," "the first expression of the Western mind in literary form," "the best story ever written." — Of this translation Dudley Fitts wrote: "The best translation of Homer that I have ever read is by W. H. D. Rouse,... more » whose ODYSSEY was brought out here in 1937 by Modern Age Books. This is no longer in print, so far as I can determine>"
The defect mentioned above has beem remedied by the New American Library, who are proud to bring this fine version back into print for American readers.« less