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Five books you’ll like if you love The Odyssey

In The Odyssey, an almost 3,000-year-old epic attributed to a poet known as Homer, the soldier Odysseus narrates most adventures in retrospect.

The poem, which tells of Odysseus’ return from the Trojan War, is both the origin of our concept of nostalgia (from the Greek nostos meaning the journey home) and one of the first travel narratives.

  • Rachel Bryant Davies
  • The Conversation

Whether or not you’re already familiar with The Odyssey, Emily Wilson’s celebrated English translation is a …

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