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Pages: 345
Language: English
ISBN 9791220140263

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A masterful translation of literature’s greatest story.
This astounding sonnet sequence charts the ten year journey of Odysseus on his way home from the Trojan War.
Chambers’ stunning adaptation is loyal to Homer’s epic and yet is absolutely original.
Europe Books welcomes you on board this amazing voyage.

The sonnets of John Chambers detail and revive
Homer’s epic most lovingly and most movingly

Donald Revell
University of Nevada
Winner of the Gertrude Stein Award and US National Poetry Prize


“a brilliant and accessible interpretation
of the greatest tale in western literature “

Stephen Collins
Journalist The Irish Times and author

An award-winning poet, John Chambers has been published in The Spectator, The Irish Times, New Irish Writing as well as many other Irish and international anthologies and magazines.
Previous books include 101 Irish Lives (Gill and Macmillan) and A Working Day (Revival Press).
Frank, a sonnet sequence, was nominated for a Hennessy Award.


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