The World's Desire


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(4.6 stars; 7 reviews)

H. Rider Haggard (author of King Solomon's Mines the Allan Quatermain Series, and many more) and Andrew Lang (author of, among others, the rainbow coloured fairytale books) collaborate to lend their talent to one of the most fascinating and well known stories of all times. Odysseus returns home from the war, but does not find the peace and quiet which he craves. His home is ravaged, and his wife Penelope is dead. He comunicates with an old flame, the beautiful Helen of Troy, who sends him to his ultimate and defining last journey. Read about his adventures, and what might have been, in this beautiful novel by two of Britian's best Vctorian novelists. - Summary by Stav Nisser and Wikipedia. (10 hr 16 min)

Chapters

Preface 6:49 Read by Annyiee Hill
book I, chapter I 17:00 Read by Taylor Davison
book I, chapter II 18:49 Read by pcushnie
book I, chapter III 31:58 Read by DJRickyV
book I, chapter IV 16:19 Read by pcushnie
book I, chapter V 18:25 Read by DJRickyV
book I, chapter VI 28:24 Read by DJRickyV
book I, chapter VII 20:05 Read by pcushnie
book I, chapter VIII 40:37 Read by DJRickyV
book II, chapter I 22:21 Read by pcushnie
book II, chapter II 27:39 Read by Marcelle D Ward
book II, chapter III 33:56 Read by Marcelle D Ward
book II, chapter IV 18:50 Read by Marcelle D Ward
book II, chapter V 23:03 Read by Marcelle D Ward
book II, chapter VI 24:30 Read by Marcelle D Ward
book II, chapter VII 21:41 Read by Marcelle D Ward
book II, chapter VIII 17:09 Read by Annyiee Hill
book II, chapter IX 23:31 Read by Annyiee Hill
book II, chapter X 18:43 Read by Annyiee Hill
book II, chapter XI 15:55 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter I 21:09 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter II 20:00 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter III 23:42 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter IV 14:43 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter V 24:58 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter VI 16:46 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter VII 25:01 Read by Annyiee Hill
book III, chapter VIII 24:34 Read by Annyiee Hill

Reviews

it might be his best novel!

(5 stars)

An excellent exciting tale! Very well read through out. Thank you all!