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Harry’s Homer — a humorous history

Harry Mount scatters alpha anecdotes as he swelters up Mediterranean hillsides (in a slightly silly hat) on the track of his legendary hero, in Harry Mount’s Odyssey

25 July 2015

9:00 AM

25 July 2015

9:00 AM

Harry Mount’s Odyssey: Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus Harry Mount

Bloomsbury, pp.264, £18.99, ISBN: 9781472904676

It was a certain unforgettable ex-girlfriend, Harry Mount confesses — named only as ‘S’ in his dedication — who came up with the idea for this new book, which he has therefore written to honour her, or in the hope of winning her back, or possibly, in some obscure way, to annoy her.

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