This is a listen for anyone who wants to hear an updated version of the classic work by Homer. It's also for fans of Claire Danes, who does a superb job narrating the much-praised translation by Emily Wilson. Danes brings a restrained but inviting enthusiasm to what could easily have been a dry, difficult reading. Wilson succeeds in staying true to Homer's story of the journey of Odysseus but without relying on language from a bygone era to convey a more authentic sense to the translation. Instead, with Danes's capable reading, this listen becomes an interesting history lesson, a literary exposition, and, perhaps most important of all, an engaging story that reveals why it has withstood the test of time. J.P.S. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2019]
Digital Download Audible, Inc. 2018
DD ISBN $44.95
Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.
Thank you for contacting us!
Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!