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The Odyssey
By Homer, W. H. D. Rouse (trans), Adam Nicolson ( (other contributor)) and Deborah Steiner (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Signet Classic
Publication date December 1, 2015
Pages 354
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780451474339
ISBN-10 0451474333
Dimensions 1 by 4 by 6.25 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $5.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: THE GREATEST ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME—NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD.
 
Homer’s Odyssey has been called “the first novel,” “the first expression of the mind in literary form,” and “the best story ever written.”  Whether fans of suspense, fantasy or human drama, readers of all ages thrill to Homer’s vibrant picture of Odysseus on his decade-long journey, as he meets the lotus-eaters, cunningly flees Cyclops, angers his gods, resists the sexy Sirens, narrowly escapes Scylla and Charybdis, averts his eyes from Medusa, docks in exotic cities—all the while struggling to make it home to his wife and son.
 
Adventure on the high seas, legendary romance, tests of endurance, betrayal, heroism—the saga has all these and more, imagined by the most famous bard of all time. But, as Aristotle pointed out, “his greatness was that he himself was nowhere to be found in his story. His characters were everywhere.” Blind and possibly illiterate, Homer has still “in loftiness of thought surpass’d”* any storyteller since 900 B.C.E.
 
*John Dryden

Editions
Hardcover
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from Collectors Library (October 4, 2016)
With George Davidson (other contributor), Alexander Pope (other contributor), John Flaxman (other contributor) | Box edition from Arcturus Pub (September 1, 2013)
9781782124252 | details & prices | 384 pages | 7.75 × 9.50 × 1.75 in. | 2.65 lbs | List price $24.95
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
from Gardners Books (December 12, 2012)
With Ian Johnston (other contributor) | 3 abridged edition from Richer Resources Pubns (September 30, 2012)
9781935238560 | details & prices | 172 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $18.95
About: Homer's Odyssey, composed in the eighth century BC, is the most influential and most popular epic poem in our cultural traditions.
With Chwast Seymour (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA (September 4, 2012); titled "Odyssey"
9781608194865 | details & prices | 123 pages | 7.50 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.14 lbs | List price $20.00
New edition from Collectors Library (March 1, 2011)
9781904633372 | details & prices | 408 pages | 4.00 × 6.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.95
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
About: Homer's epic tells of the adventures of Odysseus, the mythological King of Ithaca and leader of the Trojan war, recounting the hero's wanderings and his eventual regaining of his kingdom.
Paperback
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from Createspace Independent Pub (April 23, 2016)
9781532870385 | details & prices | 364 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.82 in. | 1.37 lbs | List price $21.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
About: This ancient Greek epic poem centers on the hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths) and his long journey home following the fall of Troy.
from Createspace Independent Pub (January 15, 2016)
9781523409358 | details & prices | 378 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.95 in. | List price $15.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
from Createspace Independent Pub (December 7, 2015)
9781519705846 | details & prices | 288 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.65 in. | List price $12.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
About: This ancient Greek epic poem centers on the hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths) and his long journey home following the fall of Troy.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Deborah Steiner (other contributor), Adam Nicolson (other contributor), W. H. D. Rouse (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Signet Classic (December 1, 2015)
9780451474339 | details & prices | 354 pages | 4.00 × 6.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $5.95
About: THE GREATEST ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME—NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD.
from Createspace Independent Pub (November 23, 2015)
9781519416513 | details & prices | 288 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.65 in. | List price $13.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
About: This ancient Greek epic poem centers on the hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths) and his long journey home following the fall of Troy.
from Createspace Independent Pub (November 23, 2015)
9781519428431 | details & prices | 288 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.65 in. | List price $14.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
About: This ancient Greek epic poem centers on the hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths) and his long journey home following the fall of Troy.
from Createspace Independent Pub (November 16, 2015)
9781519324252 | details & prices | 288 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.65 in. | List price $14.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
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from Createspace Independent Pub (November 16, 2015)
9781519332219 | details & prices | 314 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.71 in. | List price $16.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
About: Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.
from Createspace Independent Pub (November 12, 2015)
9781519238610 | details & prices | 288 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.65 in. | List price $14.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
About: Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.
from Createspace Independent Pub (November 8, 2015)
9781519174949 | details & prices | 222 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | List price $11.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
With Samuel Butler (other contributor) | from Canterbury Classics (October 13, 2015); titled "Odyssey"
9781626864689 | details & prices | 279 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $14.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
from Createspace Independent Pub (April 30, 2015)
9781511984331 | details & prices | 160 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $7.49
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
from Createspace Independent Pub (October 3, 2014)
9781502591814 | details & prices | 258 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $12.55
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
With S. H. Butcher (other contributor), Andrew Lang (other contributor) | from Createspace Independent Pub (June 14, 2014)
9781500200145 | details & prices | 265 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $7.99
from Createspace Independent Pub (May 9, 2014)
9781499512427 | details & prices | 194 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.25 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $7.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 3, 2014)
9781495420290 | details & prices | 184 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.42 in. | 0.74 lbs | List price $8.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
With Thanos Tsilis (other contributor), Beatrice Sampatakou (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc (September 15, 2013)
9781906230548 | details & prices | 64 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.32 lbs | List price $6.95
from Createspace Independent Pub (May 12, 2013)
9781484950555 | details & prices | 362 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.82 in. | List price $11.00
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
Reprint edition from Createspace Independent Pub (March 24, 2012)
9781475071986 | details & prices | 220 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.06 lbs | List price $9.95
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
Reprint edition from Createspace Independent Pub (November 22, 2011)
9781467960014 | details & prices | 226 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $6.10
Reprint edition from Echo Library (August 1, 2011)
9781448018482 | details & prices | 440 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $16.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
With Fiona Beddall (other contributor) | Pck pap/co edition from Allyn & Bacon (October 16, 2008)
9781405884525 | details & prices | 92 pages | 6.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $17.32
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
With Ian Johnston (other contributor) | 3 abridged edition from Richer Resources Pubns (September 1, 2008)
9780981816296 | details & prices | 172 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.95
from Penguin USA (November 1, 1997)
9789990016482 | details & prices | 560 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $0.02
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
from Noonday Pr (January 1, 1996); titled "Odyssey"
9789990018134 | details & prices | 528 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.16 lbs | List price $0.02
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
from Pendulum Pr (October 1, 1978)
9780883014172 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.05 lbs | List price $1.25
CD/Spoken Word
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Mp3 una edition from Dreamscape Media Llc (August 19, 2016); titled "Odyssey"
9781520017648 | details & prices | 6.04 × 5.04 × 1.13 in. | List price $29.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey
Unabridged edition from Dreamscape Media Llc (August 19, 2016); titled "Odyssey"
9781520017600 | details & prices | 6.04 × 5.04 × 1.13 in. | List price $39.99
This edition also contains The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey, The Odyssey

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