The Odyssey

By Gareth Hinds

With bold imagery and an ear tuned to the music of Homer’s epic poem, Gareth Hinds reinterprets the ancient classic as it’s never been told before.

Fresh from his triumphs in the Trojan War, Odysseus, King of Ithaca, wants nothing more than to return home to his family. Instead, he offends the sea god Poseidon, who dooms him to long years of shipwreck and wandering. In his efforts to get home, Odysseus must battle man-eating monsters, violent storms, and the supernatural seductions of sirens and sorceresses. He will need all his strength and cunning - and a little help from Mount Olympus - to make his way home once more and seize back his kingdom from the scheming suitors who seek to wed his queen and usurp his throne. Award-winning graphic artist Gareth Hinds masterfully reinterprets a story of heroism, adventure, and high action that has been told and retold for over 2,500 years...

Categories: Graphic Novel

For readers aged: 9+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780763642686
  • Published: 04 Oct 2010
  • Price: £16.99
  • Size: 266 x 170 mm
  • Pages: 256

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