The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy


Read by Elizabeth Klett

(4.8 stars; 76 reviews)

Also known as "The Children's Homer," this is Irish writer Padraic Colum's retelling of the events of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young people. Colum's rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years' journey home to his faithful wife Penelope and his son Telemachus. ( Summary by Elizabeth Klett ) (5 hr 19 min)

Chapters

Part 1 Chapters 1 and 2 12:11 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 3 5:48 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 4 8:59 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapters 5 and 6 12:10 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 7 9:09 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapters 8 and 9 13:47 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapters 10 and 11 11:01 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 12 10:58 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 13 7:30 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 14 11:54 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 15 11:57 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapters 16 and 17 10:31 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapters 18 and 19 12:21 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapter 20 and 21 11:30 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 1 Chapters 22 and 23 10:01 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 1 10:15 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 2 10:16 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 3 17:15 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 4 13:26 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 5 8:19 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 6 10:36 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 7 6:50 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 8 10:43 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 9 7:21 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 10 10:56 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 11 8:53 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 12 13:37 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapters 13 and 14 13:13 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapters 15 and 16 10:10 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Part 2 Chapter 17 8:17 Read by Elizabeth Klett

Reviews

Great reading

(5 stars)

A lovely clear reading of this brisk retelling of the Odysseus legend.

very good story

(4.5 stars)

well read and entertaining.

very well read great old story

(5 stars)