In this classic epic chronicle of the Greek Hero on his travels home from the
Trojan War, Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops, and
the isle of Circe. He withstands the lure of the Sirens' song and a trip to the
Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous
suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope.
Favorite of the gods, Odysseus embodies the energy, intellect, and
resourcefulness that were of highest value to the ancients and that remain
ideals to this day.
In this audiobook recording, translated by Samuel Butler, realize again the