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An Odyssey by Daniel Mendelsohn
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it was ok
bookshelves: beware-bearing-gifts, classics, history, memoirs, non-fiction, travel

Mendelsohn is a university lecturer and when his father began attending his classes, he took the opportunity to use Homer's work to reconnect with him. The author is an academic and this clearly shows in his writing. It's a little dry at times and I found I was more interested in his dissection of Homer than his stories of his father.
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Reading Progress

November 15, 2017 – Shelved
November 15, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
November 15, 2017 – Shelved as: beware-bearing-gifts
November 15, 2017 – Shelved as: classics
November 15, 2017 – Shelved as: history
November 15, 2017 – Shelved as: memoirs
November 15, 2017 – Shelved as: non-fiction
November 15, 2017 – Shelved as: travel
January 21, 2018 – Started Reading
January 22, 2018 – Finished Reading

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