Reviewers make Telemachus and Homer this Year's Must Read

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The critics agree that Telemachus and Homer, available through Amazon, is a fantastic adventure for young adults. Through the reinvention of Homer as a young woman and a peer of Telemachus, author Scott Locke provides a coming of age story for a new generation of readers.

Fans of mythology and fantasy who are intimately familiar with The Odyssey as well as those who have never read it will enjoy following Telemachus as he struggles to come out of his father’s shadow and Homer as she tries to prove that she is more than the person whom her community has defined.

Reviewers’ praises include:

  • “[C]hanging our perception of the classic Homer so drastically was a stroke of genius and Locke’s Homer is fantastic. . . Telemachus and Homer’s strong characters make it a great read for fans of YA.” Shaun Fitzpatrick, Indie Reader
  • “A great book for fantasy fans. . . The whole quest storyline was great, and reminiscent of the Greek quest-based myth.” Cassidy Crimson’s Blog
  • “This book is brilliant. . . . I found the writing style intriguing and it grabbed me. . . . I found myself unable to put the read down.” Naturalbri-pursuits of life.
  • “At its core, it’s a story about two people struggling to find who they want to be – one has lived his entire life in his father’s shadow, the other is defined by the community to be someone she’s not. The characters were very intriguing, and the plot enjoyable.” Bedazzled Reading
  • “I was most impressed by the characters and the relationships that they found with one another.” 100 Pages a Day . . . Stephanie’s Book Reviews
  • “A dashing adventure . . . [that] offers a unique, well-crafted story.” BookishMadness

Telemachus and Homer is available through Amazon.

The author may be contacted directly at TelemachusandHomer(at)gmail(dot)com.

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