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The Odyssey by Homer (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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The Odyssey is a classic piece of literature and focuses on Ulysses, a man who has been separated from his family for years, as he tries to travel back to Ithaca and be reunited with his wife. The journey is not easy; he faces cyclopes, attacks and a shipwreck. But after seven years away from his loved ones on an island, he is prepared to do anything to get back. 

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This practical and insightful reading guide includes:

• A complete plot summary
• Character studies
• Key themes and symbols
• Questions for further reflection

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