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The Odyssey - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)
  • The Odyssey - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)

The Odyssey - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 01/10/2009
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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 - shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmity of the sea-god Poseidon - 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.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141192444

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