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Spark Notes Odyssey

  • A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD. Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2008
  • The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmityof the sea-god Poseidon - Odysseus must test his bravery and native cunning to the full if he is to...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2003
  • The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us an edition of The Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 1997
  • To boost waning interest in interstellar travel, a mission is sent into deep space to learn the truth about "moonriders," the strange lights supposedly being seen in nearby systems. But Academy pilot Valentina Kouros and the team of the starship Salvator will soon discover that their odyssey is no mere public-relations ploy, for the moonriders are...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2007
  • Lombardo's Odyssey offers the distinctive speed, clarity, and boldness that so distinguished his 1997 Iliad .

    Publisher : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
    published : 2000
  • After fighting in the lengthy Trojan war, Ulysses begins his trip back home. The Journey lasted ten years, After these ten years Ulysses and his men experience incredible ventures trying to get home so he can reclaim his kingdom.

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2004
  • Widely regarded as one of the finest works of literature in the Western canon, Homer's Odyssey is a masterpiece of classical epic poetry. The tale follows the travels of the Greek hero Odysseus as he strives to return to his homeland after waging battle in the Trojan War. Long presumed dead after a 20-year absence, Odysseus finally returns to his...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2010
  • Robert Fitzgerald's is the best and best-loved modern translation of The Odyssey, and the only one admired in its own right as a great poem in English. Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure,...

    Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    published : 1998
  • In Aiding and Abetting , the doyenne of literary satire has written a wickedly amusing and subversive novel around the true-crime case of one of England?s most notorious uppercrust scoundrels and the ?aiders and abetters? who kept him on the loose. When Lord Lucan walks into psychiatrist Hildegard Wolf?s Paris office, there is one problem: she...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2001
  • Kristine Barnett?s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein?s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became a paid researcher in quantum physics. But the story of Kristine?s...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2013