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An Odyssey

A Father, a Son, and an Epic

An Odyssey( )
Author: Mendelsohn, Daniel
ISBN:978-0-00-754513-1
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017 SHORTLISTED FOR THE LONDON HELLENIC PRIZE 2017 WINNER OF THE PRIX MÃpermil;DITERRANÃpermil;E 2018 From the award-winning, best-selling writer: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading - and reliving - Homer's epic masterpiece.

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Parenting / Fatherhood
Travel / Europe / General
Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 2 cm
Book Weight:0.224 Kilograms
Author Biography
Mendelsohn, Daniel (Author)
Daniel Mendelsohn is an award-winning author. He received a B.A. in Classics from the University of Virginia and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Classics from Princeton University.

Upon completing his Ph.D. in 1994, Mendelsohn began a career in journalism. In 2005 Mendelsohn was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship for a translation of Cavafy's "Unfinished" poems, with commentary. His other honors include the National Book Critics Circle Award for Excellence in Book Reviewing (2000) and the George Jean Nathan Prize for Drama Criticism (2002).

Mendelsohn's academic speciality is Greek (especially Euripidean) tragedy. In 2015 his title The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million made the New Zealand Best Seller List.

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