Books tagged: odysseus

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A Cycle of Gods
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Gods of Light have dominated the ancient world for centuries, interfering with human civilization. Now, someone is killing them. That frightens the Gods enough to send for the trickster, Odyl, the hero of the Minoan war, to discover the murderer. The answer is found deep under Minos in a maze of caverns where Odyl is seeking his wife and child and being hunted by Gods trying to kill him.
Homer's Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
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This is a retelling of Homer's "Odyssey" in novel form. After leaving Troy, Odyssey spent ten years wandering around the Mediterranean. When he finally returned home to the island of Ithaca, he discovered many suitors trying to marry his wife because they thought that he was dead. Odysseus must reestablish himself as king of Ithaca or be a beggar for the rest of his life.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Two - ITHAKA
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Classics
Ithaka - a forgotten island where myth and reality collide and an old warrior returns to a place he long thought lost. What happens when memory fades and all one is left with is a past that you can no longer trust?
Total Secession
Price: Free! Words: 128,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Total Secession, by award-winning SF author Adam Connell, follows two rough ex-convicts released early from prison as they hit the highways on a tense road trip home through an America they barely recognize because America is coming apart. Secession Day, or S-Day, looms.
Homer's Iliad: A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
This is a retelling of Homer's great epic poem the Iliad in novel form. A sample: Rage. Goddess, use me to tell the story of the rage of Achilles, a Greek warrior who had the rage of a god. The rage of the son of Peleus made corpses of many men and sent their souls to the Land of the Dead. Dogs and birds feasted on warriors’ flesh, all because of Achilles and the will of Zeus, king of gods and
Helen's Saga
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The ancient city of Troy falls to a relentless enemy. Helen is saved and begins anew with her daughter, Hermione. Bravely they venture out to the other side of the Gates of Hercules to build new lives...where Helen ultimately becomes a monarch in her own right. In addition, clues are given as to the disposition of the many others splintered away by the horrific war.
The Curse of Troy: Helen's Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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Helen of Troy! The most beautiful woman in the world. Her face launched a thousand ships. Betrayal, greed and power unfold in this compelling Greek tragedy.
The Wisdom of Parenthood: An Essay
Series: Subway Line, no. 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Essay » Sociology
THE WISDOM OF PARENTHOOD is a provocative meditation on the meaning, experience and practice of parenthood both as a universally human phenomenon across history and, more specifically, in the age of assisted reproduction, in vitro fertilization, gestational surrogacy, “third-party production,” international adoption and the transformation of the nuclear family with the rise of LGBT parenting.
A Knight Of The Legion Of Honour Is Here
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
With its witches, pirates, dragons and other fabulous elements, this fully illustrated book is a fairy tale set in our times. It concentrates as well on mythological matters, taking the children on a dream journey around our planet, running also through the circus and casino word. In her tales, the author captures both the notion of universality and the value of the wealth of human feelings.
In Defense Of Troy: The Prince's Ascent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The Trojan War is in its eighth year. Sarpedon King of Lykia leads its defense as Priam is too old to fight and his eldest son Hektor too inexperienced. Together the brave Sarpedon and the wily Priam have forged a motley alliance capable of holding out against the overwhelming might of Agamemnon’s armada. Agamemnon, though, is secretly implementing a new strategy to bring the City to its knees.