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y separately published work icon Chasing Odysseus single work   novel   young adult   fantasy  
Is part of The Hero Trilogy Sulari Gentill , 2011 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Chasing Odysseus
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'Chasing Odysseus is an alternative telling of both the Iliad and the Odyssey. The story pulls together the tales of Homer and the Greek mythology against which the great bard told those tales. It answers the question of how the Trojans survived a ten year siege behind the walls of the citadel, by using the actual myth of Agelaus the herdsman to create a forgotten people, the Herdsmen of Mount Ida. Chasing Odysseus weaves into the Odyssey - it does not contradict Homer but provides another story within the Greek epic.'

Source: Sulari Gentill's website, http://www.sularigentill.com/
Sighted: 12/10/2010

Notes

  • For further information, see the author's website: http://www.sularigentill.com/

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Seaforth, Manly - Allambie - Curl Curl area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Pantera Press , 2011 .
      image of person or book cover 1662371168899677665.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 373p.
      Description: map
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: February 2011.
      ISBN: 9780980741865 (pbk), 9780987068590 (ebk)

Other Formats

  • Also dyslexic edition
  • Also braille.
  • Also large print.

Works about this Work

Mosaic and Cornucopia : Fairy Tale and Myth in Contemporary Australian YA Fantasy Sophie Masson , Elizabeth Hale , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bookbird , vol. 54 no. 3 2016; (p. 44-53)
'Since the 1990s, Australian Young Adult fantasy has flourished as a genre, buoyed by the increasing interest in fantasy literature world-wide and at home. From fully realized secondary fantasy worlds, to intrusion fantasy that incorporates fantasy and the real world, to portal quests with one foot in the contemporary Australian scene, Australian writers of Young Adult (YA) literature have been adept at exploring the literary opportunities offered them by this genre. In this essay, we explore some of those literary opportunities—namely, the adaptation of fairy tale and myth in Australian YA fantasy. ...'
Emma Wortley on S. D. Gentill, Chasing Odysseus Emma Wortley , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 72 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
[Untitled] Margot Hillel , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 56 no. 2 2012; (p. 36)

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Lisa Da Sousa , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 3 2011; (p. 19-20)

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Odyssey Revamp an Utter Classic Meredith Tate , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 1 May 2011; (p. 7)

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Amelia Vahtrick , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 90 no. 2 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Ben Chandler , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 330 2011; (p. 58)

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Odyssey Revamp an Utter Classic Meredith Tate , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 1 May 2011; (p. 7)

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Lisa Da Sousa , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 3 2011; (p. 19-20)

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Emma Wortley on S. D. Gentill, Chasing Odysseus Emma Wortley , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 72 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Chasing Odysseus Sulari Gentill , 2011 single work novel
Mosaic and Cornucopia : Fairy Tale and Myth in Contemporary Australian YA Fantasy Sophie Masson , Elizabeth Hale , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bookbird , vol. 54 no. 3 2016; (p. 44-53)
'Since the 1990s, Australian Young Adult fantasy has flourished as a genre, buoyed by the increasing interest in fantasy literature world-wide and at home. From fully realized secondary fantasy worlds, to intrusion fantasy that incorporates fantasy and the real world, to portal quests with one foot in the contemporary Australian scene, Australian writers of Young Adult (YA) literature have been adept at exploring the literary opportunities offered them by this genre. In this essay, we explore some of those literary opportunities—namely, the adaptation of fairy tale and myth in Australian YA fantasy. ...'
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