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    • The Odyssey

    • By: Homer, Alexander Pope - translator
    • Narrated by: Bernard Clark
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Homer's epic poem, written near the end of eighth century BC in Greece, follows the hero Odysseus as he journeys home after the fall of Troy. Many scholars believe that The Odyssey was originally composed as an oral tradition and was more likely meant to be heard than read, making it a great listen.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Iliad

    • By: Homer, Alexander Pope - translator
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its center is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader, Agamemnon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The beauty of Pope's Iliad made audible.

    • By Jlongtorso on 05-22-14

    Regular price: $21.38

    • The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems

    • By: Alexander Pope
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    'The Rape of the Lock' was one of Alexander Pope's most popular poems. It was a satirical attempt to reconcile the real-life warring of two Catholic families whose feud had started with the supposed nicking of a lock of hair from the undeniably beautiful head of Arabella Fermor by her admirer, Lord Petre.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Poetry of July

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: William Shakespeare, John Keats, Emily Dickenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    July - the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, and summer is a rich harvest of colours and sights. Poets of the calibre of Shakespeare, Keats, Pope, Whitman, and Tennyson describe and marshall their thoughts for our delight.

    Regular price: $5.42

    • The Poetry of Alexander Pope

    • By: Alexander Pope
    • Narrated by: George Rylands
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    A selection of Alexander Pope's finest poetry read by George Rylands, Peggy Ashcroft, and Emma Topping.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Summer - A Season in Verse

    • By: John Keats, Alexander Pope, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Summer beckons each and every one of us to its warm embrace. For many of us it is the season we can most enjoy; the days are long and warm and all manner of things become easier. Nature shows us her most colourful side as she fills the landscape with colours and textures of every hue. As for ourselves we all seem a little more approachable, a little more likable. For poets, the Summer season conjures up many themes and images.

    Regular price: $6.38