Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

  • by Padraic Colum
  • Narrated by Sean Pratt
  • 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Iliad and The Odyssey are retold in a glorious saga of courage and magical adventure. Written in a manner that will delight both young and old, this is a great way to learn the immortal epics of Homer.


What the Critics Say

"Colum's stirring telling of the Greek epics is still unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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Beutifully and thoroughly Narrated

Inspires you to read the original in its wonderful poetic splendour. I was amazingly surprised at the Odyssey. I loved it. So much more than the Iliad! Worth your while!
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- Emanuel

Honey, Im home!

Honey, I'm home - twenty years late! Adventure, love, war, one-eyed giants, wrathful gods, sultry sirens and a rather roundabout journey back home to the wife. The question is, did the fair Penelope believe his excuse that the traffic was a little heavy on the way home? An epic tale, never boring, very well read, with a wonderful flow and rhythm of language. It's a 2700 year-old precursor to the Lord of the Rings, the Hitchhiker?s Guide to the Galaxy and Alice in Wonderland. What our great-great-great (etc) grandparents listened round communal hearths, instead of watching reality shows and soap operas. Audio quality (at level 4) is excellent.
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- Marius

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-09-2002
  • Publisher: Findaway World