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The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel by Nikos Kazantzakis, Kimon Friar, Ghika

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel A continuation of Homer s epic poem Kazantzakis s own Odyssey finds Odysseus once again leaving Ithaca on finding that the satisfactions of home and hearth are not as he remembered them Following an encounter with the former Helen of Troy now returned to her husband the king of Sparta after the ignominious defeat of the Trojans Odysseus gradually wends his way to Egypt and southward grappling all the while with questions about the nature of God Considered by Kazantzakis himself to be one of his most important works The Odyssey takes readers on a richly imagined quest for adventure and understanding with one of literature s most timeless characters

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