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My article on Gareth Hinds’ graphic novel version of The Odyssey ran in PW Comics Week yesterday.  The book is a beautiful edition published by Candlewick; it is a great introduction to the story for younger (but not too young) readers, but adults with a yen for the epic or graphic novels should love it too.  I really enjoyed interviewing Hinds and especially appreciated the fact that he thanked his 9th grade English teacher, who first assigned him the poem.  In an odd little coincidence, Hinds until recently lived in Watertown, Massachusetts, Harriet Hosmer’s hometown.  (If you are interested in graphic novels and comics, I encourage you to sign up for the PW Comics Week newsletter, always jam packed with news and reviews).

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