The Lost Books of the Odyssey
The Lost Books of the Odyssey
A Novel
Zachary Mason



A brilliant and beguiling reimagining of one of our greatest myths by a gifted young writer

Zachary Mason's brilliant and beguiling debut novel, The Lost Books of the Odyssey, reimagines Homer's classic story of the hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. With brilliant prose, terrific imagination, and dazzling literary skill, Mason creates alternative episodes, fragments, and revisions of Homer's original that taken together open up this classic Greek myth to endless reverberating interpretations. The Lost Books of the Odyssey is punctuated with great wit, beauty, and playfulness; it is a daring literary page-turner that marks the emergence of an extraordinary new talent.

Title The Lost Books of the Odyssey
Subtitle A Novel
Author Zachary Mason
Publisher Picador
Title First Published 04 January 2011
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 240 p.
ISBN-10 0312680465
ISBN-13 9780312680466
Publication Date 04 January 2011
Main content page count 240
Weight 16 oz.
 


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