TrackBookReaderLength
01The Odyssey: Book 01Kirsten Ferreri22:52
02The Odyssey: Book 02Kirsten Ferreri23:11
03The Odyssey: Book 03Kirsten Ferreri25:07
04The Odyssey: Book 04Kirsten Ferreri43:22
05The Odyssey: Book 05JemmaBlythe27:41
06The Odyssey: Book 06Gesine22:47
07The Odyssey: Book 07Hugh McGuire19:00
08The Odyssey: Book 08ontheroad30:00
09The Odyssey: Book 09Reynard T. Fox38:06
10The Odyssey: Book 10Reynard T. Fox36:48
11The Odyssey: Book 11Robin Cotter40:50
12The Odyssey: Book 12Robin Cotter29:42
13The Odyssey: Book 13JemmaBlythe24:45
14The Odyssey: Book 14David Barnes33:14
15The Odyssey: Book 15Kurt Wong30:05
16The Odyssey: Book 16Robin Cotter27:58
17The Odyssey: Book 17Moira Fogarty31:33
18The Odyssey: Book 18Moira Fogarty22:24
19The Odyssey: Book 19hugh mac30:24
20The Odyssey: Book 20Kara Shallenberg22:08
21The Odyssey: Book 21Chris Hawk26:50
22The Odyssey: Book 22Chris Hawk30:08
23The Odyssey: Book 23Denny Sayers26:55
24The Odyssey: Book 24Denny Sayers38:32

Notes
Total running time: 11 hours and 44 minutes
Read by: Multiple readers
Book Coordinator: Gesine
Meta Coordinator: Gesine

Artwork
Cover: “The Prophet Jeremiah Mourning over the Destruction of Jerusalem” (1630) by Rembrandt van Rijn.
DVD Inset: Bust of Homer from the British Museum.
DVD Insert: Portrait of the Poet Homer 1639  in the manner of Caravaggio, artist unknown.

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The Odyssey by Homer is an epic poem composed in part as sequel to The Iliad that tells the story of the wily Greek hero Odysseus and his journey home to Ithaca following the end of the Trojan War. All begins well; Aeolus, the god of wind, bags the “bad winds” for Odysseus and sends him off on what should be a short voyage home. But nothing’s that simple: the crew unties the bag, the winds escape, and Odysseus and his mates, most of whom don’t survive the journey, are tossed about the known world for ten years to encounter one trial after another. Meanwhile, his extended absence has led to the assumption that he has died, and when he finally returns home in disguise he finds his wife Penelope and son Telemachus dealing with a group of unruly suitors vying for Penelope’s hand in marriage.

The Odyssey at heart is about the longing and struggles of homecoming, where those who know us best can help us see in stark relief both the person we have become and the person we once were and thus find a measure of our growth and progress, our aging and mortality. (Summary by Michael Hogan)

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Item Info
EAN 0684758935984
Media MP3 CD
Package DVD box
Author Homer (c. 8th cen - c. 8th cen) translated by Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902)
Recording
Read by Multiple readers
Length 11 hours 44 minutes
Type Collaborative

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