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Odysseus: the oath

Odysseus: the oath

Manfredi, Valerio, author; Feddersen-Manfredi, Christine, translator

This is the extraordinary story of a legendary hero. As a young boy in Ithaca, Odysseus listens in wonder to his grandfather Autolykos, a man feared by many across the land as a ruthless predator. He learns of his heritage and a lifelong passion is sparked: to become an adventurer and warrior. In Mycenae, he meets King Eurystheus and learns the terrible story of Hercules the man with god-like strength who slaughtered his family and punished by the King to undertake impossible tasks to earn absolution. But is Eurystheus the man he says he is?

Hardback, Book. English. Fiction in Translation. Historical fiction. Historical.
Published London: Macmillan, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Valerio Massimo Manfredi ; translated from the Italian by Christine Feddersen-Manfredi
ISBN: 0230769322, 9780230769328
Physical Description: 372 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Greece History To 146 B.C. Fiction.; Odysseus (Greek mythology) Fiction.
Uniform Title: Mio nome è nessuno. English