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❄ [KINDLE] ✽ An Odyssey A Father a Son and an Epic By Daniel Mendelsohn ➝ – G-couture.co.uk Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR Library Journal The Christian Science Monitorand NewsdayA Kirkus Best Memoir of 2017Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford PrizeFrom award winning memoirist and critNamed a Best Book of 2017 by NPR Library Journal The Christian Science Monitorand NewsdayA Kirkus Best Memoir of 2017Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford PrizeFrom award winning memoirist and critic and bestselling author of The Lost a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading and reliving Homer's epic masterpieceWhen eighty one year old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate Odyssey seminar his son teaches at Bard College the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual For Jay a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes this return to the classroom is his one last chance to learn the great literature he'd neglected in his youth and evena final opportunity tofully understand his son a writer and classicist But through the sometimes uncomfortable months that the two men explore Homer's great work together first in the classroom where Jay persistently challenges his son's interpretations and then during a surprise filled Mediterranean journey retracing Odysseus's famous voyages it becomes clear that Daniel has much to learn too Jay's responses to both the text and the travels gradually uncover long buried secrets that allow the son to understand his difficult father at last As this intricately woven memoir builds to its wrenching climax Mendelsohn's narrative comes to echo the Odyssey itself with its timeless themes of deception and recognition marriage and children the pleasures of travel and the meaning of home Rich with literary and emotional insight An Odyssey is a renowned author scholar's most triumphant entwining yet of personal narrative and literary exploration.

Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR Library Journal The Christian Science Monitorand NewsdayA Kirkus Best Memoir of 2017Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford PrizeFrom award winning memoirist and critic and bestselling author of The Lost a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading and reliving Homer's epic masterpieceWhen eighty one year old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate Odyssey seminar his son teaches at Bard College the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual For Jay a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes this return to the classroom is his one last chance to learn the great literature he'd neglected in his youth and evena final opportunity tofully understand his son a writer and classicist But through the sometimes uncomfortable months that the two men explore Homer's great work together first in the classroom where Jay persistently challenges his son's interpretations and then during a surprise filled Mediterranean journey retracing Odysseus's famous voyages it becomes clear that Daniel has much to learn too Jay's responses to both the text and the travels gradually uncover long buried secrets that allow the son to understand his difficult father at last As this intricately woven memoir builds to its wrenching climax Mendelsohn's narrative comes to echo the Odyssey itself with its timeless themes of deception and recognition marriage and children the pleasures of travel and the meaning of home Rich with literary and emotional insight An Odyssey is a renowned author scholar's most triumphant entwining yet of personal narrative and literary exploration.

PDF Daniel Mendelsohn Ï An Odyssey A Father a Son and an Epic PDF/EPUB ↠ An Ï

PDF Daniel Mendelsohn Ï An Odyssey A Father a Son and an Epic PDF/EPUB ↠ An Ï

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