8 Novels Inspired by the Odyssey

Odysseus’ epic adventure sparked ideas in the minds of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and more.

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Ulysses

By James Joyce

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Don Quixote

By Miguel de Cervantes

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The Penelopiad

By Margaret Atwood

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The Time Traveler's Wife

By Audrey Niffenegger

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As I Lay Dying

By William Faulkner

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Cold Mountain

By Charles Frazier

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Big Fish

By Daniel Wallace

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The Hobbit

By J.R.R. Tolkien