The classic tale of Odysseus's return home in a stunning new translation.
Stephen Mitchell is widely known for his ability to make old classics thrillingly new. His many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, The Gospel According to Jesus, The Book of Job, Bhagavad Gita, The Iliad and The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. His website is www.stephenmitchellbooks.com.
Mitchell has re-energised it for a new generation - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH on Stephen Mitchell's IliadA sturdy, muscular, and nuanced translation that will surely bring many new readers to this great work, 'one of the monuments of our own magnificence,' in Stephen Mitchell's happy formulationA revelationLike Seamus Heaney's recent retelling of BEOWULF, this book proves that in the right hands, no great story ever grows stale - NEWSWEEK on Stephen Mitchell's Gilgamesh