The Odyssey

The Odyssey

A Graphic Novel

Book - 2010
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Retells, in graphic novel format, Homer's epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763642686
0763642681
9780763642662
0763642665
Branch Call Number: YG ODYSS
Characteristics: 248 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Homer Odyssey

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me_tis_awesome Feb 01, 2016

this was pretty good. you know how when you try to read a book that's trying to tell you a story on something and they tell it in a boring way. this book puts an end to that, thou when there was this extreemly long speech bubble and the character started to talk weird, then it got boring, and I tuned out a bit. the pictures were the things that kept me going, b/c to me a good graphic novel is as good as the pictures, unless the story line is really bad. to sum it up the illustrator is good, and a guy that is long dead knows how to make a captivating story.

yellow_wolf_107 Jun 08, 2015

This was a pretty good book, although it only took me 1 hour to read. I like it because I love mythological tales and stories.

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toniw
Jul 18, 2012

I loved this. So did my 11 year old son. It told the story with well-drawn graphics. There was a little nudity and some sexuality. It wasn't blatant or crass though.

murrayhill Oct 08, 2011

very straightforward and enjoyable, if only it were in color!

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me_tis_awesome Feb 01, 2016

Frightening or Intense Scenes: there are a lot of those, so beware by the end. (unless you are a fan of people sweeping up the gore like it's the leaves in the yard)

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