About the Book: The Odyssey
Ten years after the Trojan War and the Fall of Troy, Odysseus, one of the war
heroes, has still not returned to his kingdom, Ithaca. Assumed to be dead, his
wife Penelope and son Telemachus must deal with a group of unruly suitors who
have overrun Odysseus palace and ransacked his land, competing for Penelopes
hand in marriage.
But Odysseus is still alive; imprisoned on the island of Ogygia by Calypso,
whois possessed by love for him and desires to make him her immortal husband.
How will Odysseus return home?
Will he reunite with his loving Penelope?