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Published this year  in Turkey, a version of The Wanderings of Odysseus by Rosemary Sutcliff!

Odysseia | The Wanderings of Odysseus, by Rosemary Sutcliff, in Turkish

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June 3rd Friday. Poor little blackbird died in the night. I suppose the shock was too much for it. Oh dear …. Gina rang up with suggestion of doing a classical myths and legends for an old chum and colleague  in a new publishing house of hers. Sounds rather exciting.

This refers to Gina Pollinger (‘Murray Pollinger’ was her agent), and is the first mention (in the diaries) of what became two books with Frances Lincoln (publishers), Black Ships before Troy, and The Wanderrings of Odysseus

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Rosemary Sutcliff gets mentioned in Off the Shelf, a weekly column on NYTimes.com which highlights “the books that inspire great talents, designers and entrepreneurs”.

This week, restaurateur Andrew Tarlow (of Brooklyn’s Marlow & Sons, Diner and Roman’s restaurants, and the butcher shop Marlow & Daughters) talks about “The Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey” (Delacourte Press) by Rosemary Sutcliff, illustrated by Alan Lee. “In the book, Sutcliff and Lee turn Homer’s epic poem into a compelling pictorial tale … Tarlow on the slow road to success, his family’s affinity for ancient Greek myths and the things he learned from a Phaeacian princess about the art of hospitality.

via Off the Shelf | ‘The Wanderings of Odysseus’ – NYTimes.com.

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