Homer: A Ladybird Expert Book
An accessible, authoritative and timely introduction to Homer for adult readers
Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES
- Was there really a Trojan War?
- What makes a Homeric hero?
- How did Odysseus defeat the Cyclops?
IMMERSE yourself in the epic adventures of the Ancient Greek gods and heroes. Filled with daring feats, mythical battles and terrifying monsters, the poems and the stories told within them raise complex questions about fate, death and forgiveness that are still debated today.
MIGHTY HEROES AND MEDDLING GODS
Daisy Dunn's Homer is a fascinating introduction to these ancient stories and their truly timeless themes.
Praise for Homer: A Ladybird Expert Book
The artwork is gloriously retro, echoing the original Ladybird house style but containing completely up to date information.Shiny New Books
The Ladybird Expert series continues to tackle admirably remote subjects with this look at the life and work of enigmatic, ancient author Homer. His stories of the Trojan War and the later journey home of legendary king Odysseus may be just that - stories - but here they're brought evocatively to life. As well as a guide to their epic plots, there's also explorations of their themes, inspirations, and subsequent legaciesHistory Revealed