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The Adventures of Ulysses Summary
Bernard Evslin

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The Adventures of Ulysses Summary

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"The Adventures of Ulysses" by Bernard Evslin is a modern interpretation of Homer's classic "The Odyssey." The story follows Ulysses' journey to Ithaca, his home, after his efforts in the Trojan War. While being plagued by the god of the sea, Poseidon, Ulysses and his crew falter through many adventures before Ulysses finally finds his way home. "The Adventures of Ulysses" allows the classic tale to be easily understood by readers of all skill levels.

Ulysses' adventures begin during the Trojan War after which he and his crew attempt to return to their homes in Ithaca. Greed causes many of the Hellenes' troubles in the beginning of their voyage. First, the Hellenes land on the island of the Ciconians in order to loot a small village along the coast. The Ciconians rally and attack the Hellenes, forcing Ulysses and his crew to retreat back to their ships leaving...

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