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Homer’s Odyssey

Simon Armitage

One of the nation’s most treasured poets breathes new life into a classic.

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ISBN
9780571261796
Date Published
25.11.2010
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Summary

Originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage recasts Homer’s epic as a series of dramatic dialogues. His version bristles with the economy, wit and guile that we have come to expect from one of the most individual voices of his generation.

Critic Reviews

'Armitage has given an ageless story new vigour, and has done it with style, wit and elegance.'

Philip Womack, Literary Review
Critic Reviews

'A pleasure to read aloud.'

New Statesman
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Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, his collections of poetry include Seeing Stars (2010), The Unaccompanied (2017), Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic (2019), Magnetic Field (2020) and his acclaimed translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2007). He writes extensively for television…

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