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King of Ithaka

Tracy Barrett

King of Ithaka

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Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction,
  • Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction,
  • Telemachus (Greek mythology) -- Fiction,
  • Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Fiction,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Fiction,
  • Ithaca Island (Greece) -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When sixteen-year-old Telemachos and his two best friends, one a centaur, leave their life of privilege to undertake a quest to find Telemachos"s father Odysseus, they learn much along the way about what it means to be a man and a king.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTracy Barrett.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsHomer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B275355 Kin 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24033527M
    ISBN 109780805089691
    LC Control Number2009050770
    OCLC/WorldCa502861689


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King King of Ithaka book Ithaca is the first book in this series about the Greek warrior and hero Odysseus. The story begins with Laertes still the King but there is a revolt brewing that threatens to remove Laertes and his line as the royal family.

Odysseus is consulting the oracle on Mt. Parnassus about his future/5(47). The title of my book review is king of ithaka by Tracy Barrett. The main character is Brax and Telemachos is the son of the king who is the ruler of Ithaka. The thing that I like about this book was the adventure to find the king and bring him home and the bad thing I didnt like was there was very little Greek mythology in this story witch was a main disappointment of the book/5.

The King of Ithaka holds the readers attention while immersing him or her in the world of Ancient Greece. Telemachos, son of Odysseus, decides it is time to find his father. As he begins his search he meets with numerous difficulties.

During his search things are not as they appear and Telemachos must solve his problems with the help of his friends/5(18). King of Ithaca is the first book in this series about the Greek warrior and hero Odysseus.

The story begins with Laertes still the King but there is a revolt brewing that threatens to remove Laertes and his line as the royal family.

Odysseus is consulting the oracle on Mt. Parnassus about his future/5(47). In this hero's quest drawn from Homer's Odyssey, Telemachos, only child of Odysseus, King of Ithaka, has waited 16 years for his wandering father to return from the Trojan wars while his dutiful mother, Penelopeia, fends off would-be suitors.

When a stranger challenges him to find his father, Telemachos consults an oracle, who prophesies Ithaka will have a king /5(8). Read the Kirkus Review of KING OF ITHAKA. In this hero's quest drawn from Homer's Odyssey, Telemachos, only child of Odysseus, King of Ithaka, has waited 16 years for his wandering father to return from the Trojan wars while his dutiful.

King of Ithaca is the first book in this series about the Greek warrior and hero Odysseus. The story begins with Laertes still the King but there is a revolt brewing that threatens to remove Laertes and his line as the royal family.

Odysseus is consulting the oracle on Mt. Parnassus about his future/5. King of Ithaka is a reimagining of the Odyssey from the point of view of Telemachos, who tells his own tale as a young man in the small kingdom of Ithaka. His life, up to the moment when the story starts, has been that of a careless youth who spends time with his best mates, eating and sleeping to his heart’s content.

Description of the book "King of Ithaka": Telemachos has a comfortable life on his small island of Ithaka, where his mother, Penelopeia, keeps the peace even though the land has been without its king, his father Odysseus, since the Trojan War began many years ago.

But now the people are demanding a new king, unless Telemachos can find Odysseus. The first King of Ithaka book in an unmissable and ferociously exciting adventure series for readers of David Gemmell, Christian Cameron and Simon ScarrowGreece is in turmoil, divided by feuding kingdoms desiring wealth, power and revenge.

When young soldier Epe. King of Ithaca. Book One in The Adventures of Odysseus. Greece is a country in turmoil, divided by feuding kingdoms desiring wealth, power and revenge.

When Eperitus, a young exiled soldier, comes to the aid of a group of warriors in battle, little does he know that it will be the start of an incredible adventure. I have to finish a whole book (king of ithaka) in one day and it's not possible. There are no chapter summaries whatsoever online and I'm stressing out.

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Telemachos has a comfortable life on his small island of Ithaka, where his mother Penelopeia keeps the peace even though the land has been without its king, his father Odysseus, since the Trojan War began many years ago. But now the people are demanding a new king, unless Telemachos can find Odysseus and bring him home.

King of Ithaca is the first book in this series about the Greek warrior and hero Odysseus. The story begins with Laertes still the King but there is a revolt brewing that threatens to remove Laertes and his line as the royal family/5(47).

Odysseus, -- King of Ithaca (Mythological character) -- Juvenile fiction. Odysseus, -- King of Ithaca (Mythological character) Telemachus (Greek mythology) -- Juvenile fiction.

Get this from a library. King of Ithaca. [Glyn Iliffe] -- Greece is a country in turmoil, divided by feuding kingdoms desiring wealth, power and revenge. When Eperitus, a young exiled soldier, comes to the aid of a group of warriors in battle, little does. King of Ithaka works brilliantly as an introduction to Homer for young readers who haven't read the Odyssey—and even more brilliantly, as a deconstruction, for older readers who have.

— Chap Nashville City Paper. King of Ithaka. Telemachos has a comfortable life on his small island of Ithaka, where his mother Penelopeia keeps the peace even though the land has been without its king, his father Odysseus, since the Trojan War began many years ago.

But now the people are demanding a new king, unless Telemachos can find Odysseus and bring him home/5(4). King of Ithaca - Ebook written by Glyn Iliffe. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read King of Ithaca/5(4).

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Tracy Barrett is the award-winning author of several books for young readers, including the Sherlock Files books, King of Ithaka, Cold in Summer and Anne of Byzantium.

Her books have been named an ALA Best Book for young adults, a Bank Street best. Tracy Barrett brings Greek mythology to life in King of Ithaka.

About the Author Tracy Barrett is the award-winning author of several books for young readers, including the Sherlock Files books, King of Ithaka, Cold in Summer and Anne of Byzantium. Get this from a library. King of Ithaca. [Glyn Iliffe] -- A young soldier joins Odysseus, Prince of Ithaca, in a quest to save his homeland in a world on the brink of war.

Author: Glyn Iliffe, Book: King of Ithaca (), Series: Adventures of Odysseus in PDF,EPUB. review 1: This one started out promising, and ende. In this hero's quest drawn from Homer's Odyssey, Telemachos, only child of Odysseus, King of Ithaka, has waited 16 years for his wandering father to return from the Trojan wars while his dutiful mother, Penelopeia, fends off would-be suitors.

When a stranger challenges him to find his father, Telemachos consults an oracle, who prophesies Ithaka will have a king only after he Author: Tracy Barrett. Telemachos's mother keeps the peace on Ithaka even though the land has been without its king, his father Odysseus, since the Trojan War.

But now the people are. Teachers. King of Ithaka. By Tracy Barrett. Grades. King of Ithaca (The Adventures of Odysseus series) by Glyn Iliffe. The first in the epic and unputdownable series of war and legendsGreece is in turmoil, divided by feuding kingdoms desiring wealth, power and Eperitus, a young exiled soldier, comes to the aid of a group of warriors in battle, little does he know.

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Smith. This is a retelling of the homecoming of Odysseus in the Odyssey, recounted from the first-person viewpoint of his sixteen-year-old son, people of Ithaka want a new king.

Odysseus must come home at once to keep his : Tracy Barrett. Odysseus is also a character in David Gemmell's Troy trilogy (–), in which he is a good friend and mentor of Helikaon.

He is known as the ugly king of Ithaka. His marriage with Penelope was arranged, but they grew to love each en: Telemachus, Telegonus. From Book Meese: Podcast for Book Enthusiasts. Waffles and his guest, Peanut, discuss Tracy Barrett's "The King of Ithaka," which imagines part of Homer's Odyssey from the perspective of Odysseus's son.

Editions for King of Ithaca: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kin. Odysseus, in Greek legend, the wise and courageous king of Ithaca who is the hero of Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus’s wanderings and the recovery of his house and kingdom are the central theme of the epic, which also relates how he accomplished the.

Summary and Analysis Book 18 - The Beggar-King at Ithaca. As late afternoon turns to evening, another vagabond, named Irus, arrives. He is a portly buffoon who is a comic favorite of the suitors. At the urging of Antinous, Irus picks a fight with beggar/Odysseus, which he soon regrets.

As tensions increase, Odysseus tries in vain to warn. That said, I read every page of KING OF ITHAKA, my critical eyes wide open, turning pages as quickly as I could. It’s a fast-paced adventure story that doesn’t dumb down a single thing for its younger audience — a mistake I’ve seen in many mythology-based books/5(4).

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Telemachos has a comfortable life on his small island of Ithaka, where his Brand: Henry Holt And Co. (BYR).Odysseus was a Greek hero. He was king of an island called Ithaca and played a major role in the Trojan War.

Origins. The story of Odysseus is found in Homer’s epic, the Odyssey. He is also mentioned throughout another of Homer’s epics, the Iliad.

He was a pillar in Greek mythology and known for his heroic acts.