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Forever Ulysses (UK title : "No Innocent Abroad")

by Rodocanachi,C.P. (Trans.Patrick Leigh Fermor)

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

New York: Viking Press, 1938. Picaresque novel of poor boy from Cephalonia who made his fortune in Africa. First published in the UK as "No Innocent Abroad" " C. P. Rodocanachi's Forever Ulysses recast the ancient epic to suit modern times. The hero was a combination of Homer's great wanderer and Sir Basil Zaharoff, an adventurous and successful entrepreneur, equal in cunning to his prototype, he covered the world in his travels." (This may be a first US edition, but the there is no DJ present to confirm that status since the book club editon has the same title page ) . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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Picaresque novel of poor boy from Cephalonia, Greece, who made his fortune in Africa. First published in the UK as "No Innocent Abroad" 


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