By Patrick Dillon
In the tumultuous aftermath of the Trojan conflict, a tender guy battles to avoid wasting his domestic and his inheritance. getting down to locate his father, he finally ends up studying himself.
Telemachus’s father, Odysseus, went off to struggle ahead of he used to be born … and not got here again. elderly 16, Telemachus reveals himself deserted, his father’s residence overrun with males pursuing his appealing mom, Penelope, and devouring the family’s wealth. He determines to go away Ithaca, his island domestic, and locate the reality. What fairly occurred to his father? was once Odysseus killed on his trip domestic from the battle? Or may possibly he, in the future, go back to take his revenge?
Telemachus's trip takes him around the panorama of bronze-age Greece within the aftermath of the nice Trojan battle. Veterans conceal out within the hills. Chieftains, scarred by means of conflict, hoard their treasure in sumptuous palaces. Ithaca re-tells Homer’s recognized poem, The Odyssey, from the perspective of Odysseus’ imaginative and son, describing Odysseus’s notable voyage from Troy to the gates of hell, and Telemachus’s personal trip from boyhood to the determined fight that wins again his domestic … and his father.
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Ithaca: A Novel of Homer's Odyssey by Patrick Dillon