Titolo: DK Classics: The Odyssey (DK Classics)
Casa editrice: DK CHILDREN
Data di pubblicazione: 2000
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The adventure of the Greek hero Odysseus - a reluctant hero, doomed by the gods to wander for years far from his beloved home - stand among the most unforgettable achievements of world literature. This powerful and immediate retelling by the renowned poet Adrian Mitchell coveys the major incidents of Homer's epic masterpiece with a captivating sense of the original work's power, mystery, and sheer excitement. Fact-filled columns and pages explore the themes of The Odyssey, provide revealing insights into the culture of the ancient Greeks, and encourage readers to a fuller understanding of this great legend. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0789454556
Riassunto: Annotated adaptations of the best in world literature for today's children.
In this captivating retelling of this ancient yet timeless tale of war, jealousy, loyalty, and love, author Adrian Mitchell and illustrator Stuart Robertson capture all the excitement, mystery, and sheer power of Homer's original epic. Accompanying fact boxes put the poem in clear context, with abundant information on the Trojan War, Greek mythology, and Homer's impact on world culture. Dorling Kindersley Classics presents classic works of literature, richly retold. Additional information on period, setting, and author adds depth to these retellings. The beautiful illustrations are complemented by new photography, prints, diagrams, maps, and other documents.
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